TDB bid to get patents for Kottarakkara unniyappam, Ambalapuzha palpayasam

He said other than certain bakeries, catering houses and marriage caterers are also selling payasam under the guise of Ambalapuzha palpayasam for making money and the board is planning to take legal a

Published: 24th September 2019 05:43 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th September 2019 05:43 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Travancore Dewaswom Board is trying to get patents for its temple offerings including Ambalapuzha palpayasam, Kottarakara unniyappam, and ‘aravana’ and unniyappam of Sabarimala temple. In a press release issued here, TDB president A Padmakumar said that some people had tried to make Ambalapuzha palpayasam fraudulently and sold it from a bakery and the board had taken action against the bakery owner.

He said other than certain bakeries, catering houses and marriage caterers are also selling payasam under the guise of Ambalapuzha palpayasam for making money and the board is planning to take legal action against them.

Padmakumar said top TDB officials are given the responsibility to conduct a detailed investigation into the matter and present a report and the board has bestowed the responsibility on Dewaswom Commissioner M Harshan to take further action with the support of the law department. He also said for the first time in the history of the board, it is taking steps to get patents for its temple offerings.

Stay up to date on all the latest Kerala news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp