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Veteran playback thespian KJ Yesudas has sought accede to enter a famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy church in Thiruvananthapuram. He has filed an focus with a church authorities to concede him to urge during a church on a arise of Vijayadashami on Sep 30.
The Executive Committee that will accommodate on Monday will take a preference on Yesudas’ request.
“Normally, usually Hindus are authorised to enter a temple. However, foreigners used to enter a church after receiving Executive Officer’s permission. A chairman can enter a church after submitting a stipulation that he/she is a supporter of Hindu religion. They can also enter a church by submitting an attested certificate from organizations like Ramakrishna Mission or Hare Rama Hare Krishna,” reported Mathrubhumi.
Yesudas, hailing from a Roman-Catholic family, has been a supporter of Hindu religion. He frequently offers prayers during Kollur Mookambika and Sabarimala temples. On his birthday, he visits Mookambika church and takes partial in a low-pitched tribute. He has sung countless religious songs about several Hindu gods. His strain ‘Harivarasanam’ is one of a biggest hits among his religious numbers about Lord Ayyappa as it is also played during Sabarimala each day.
He has also sung many songs about Lord Guruvayoorapan though he is not authorised to enter Sree Krishna Temple, Guruvayoor in Thrissur, to offer prayers.
Last year, Yesudas was in a center of a debate after BJP personality Subramanian Swamy claimed that a venerable thespian has converted into Hinduism. However, a singer’s mother Prabha released a construction responding to Subramanian Swam’s tweet. “I do not know how this news has come and it’s not true,” Prabha told a TV channel.