HC not to hear plea seeking to lift ban on Thechikottukavu Ramachandran
Kochi: As controversies over parading the jumbo king Thechikottukavu Ramachandran in Thrissur Pooram continues, the Kerala High Court declined to hear the plea requesting to lift the ban on the elephant. The Court on Friday declined to hear the plea seeking permission to parade Thechikottukavu Ramachandran for Thrissur Pooram. The court declared that respective authority will decide the matter.
The court left the matter to the discretion of the monitoring committee headed by Thrissur district collector. Hence, district collector TV Anupama will decide on the matter after holding discussions with the committee.
The government representatives refused to respond on parading Ramachandran in the festival the other day as the case was before the court.
Thechikottukavu devaswom president had moved the petition in the court.
Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran stated that as the court asked the government to decide, a meeting will be summoned to take further action on it.