Making a strong pitch to declare the hill shrine of Sabarimala a National Pilgrim centre, an organisation of devotees from the southern states demanded better facilities and hygienic conditions for the around four crore devotees visiting the temple annually.
The hallowed celestial light `Makara
Jyoti` over the famed Ayyappa shrine at Sabarimala that lakhs
of devotees believe is a annual divine phenomenon is `natural`
and not a `human creation` the Travancore Devaswom Board told.