KJ Yesudas get permission to enter Padmanabhaswamy temple?

Vastavam web: Popular playback singer KJ Yesudas has sought permission to enter the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram. He has filed an application with the temple authorities to allow him to pray at the temple on the occasion of Vijayadashami on September 30. Any how the Executive Committee of the temple has accepted his appeal and informed him that he can visit the god on 30 September on Vijayadasami. “Normally, only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple. However, foreigners used to enter the temple after obtaining Executive Officer’s permission. A person can enter the temple after submitting the declaration that he/she is a follower of Hindu religion. Now Yesudas also submitted a declaration that he has faith on Hinduism and the customs of the temple. Based on that declaration, he is permitted to visit the temple on 30 Sept. KJ Yesudas, hailing from a Roman-Catholic family, has been a follower of Hindu religion. He regularly offers prayers at Kollur Mookambika and Sabarimala temples. On his birthday, he visits Mookambika temple and takes part in the musical tribute. His song ‘Harivarasanam’ is one of the biggest hits among his devotional numbers about Lord Ayyappa.