PATHANAMTHITTA: Set to visit the state for the first time after taking charge as the Mizoram Governor, Kummanam Rajasekharan will offer worship at the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple on June 16. He will reach Kozhikode on June 15 to attend a function honouring Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram president P Parameswaran.
He will also attend a function commemorating Mahatma Ayyankali at Nanmanda, Kozhikode. On June 16, the former state BJP president will visit the Aranmula Sabari Balashram. He will offer worship at the Aranmula Lord Parthasarathi temple.
Before leaving for Sabarimala, he will visit the Koonankara Sabari Saranashramam and the Attathode tribal colony. After offering worship at the Pampa Lord Ganapathi temple, Kummanam will climb the trekking path and reach the Lord Ayyappa temple.
He will also meet Valiya Metropolitan of Marthoma Church, Philipose Mar Chrysostom, at Maramon Retreat Centre, Kozhenchery, the same day.On June 17, the Mizoram Governor will visit his native village — Kummanam, near Kottayam — and attend a reception hosted by the Kottayam Press Club on June 17. Kummanam will be given civic receptions at Kochi, Kottayam, Kollam and Thiruvananathapuram before leaving for the north-eastern state.