2. After the management of the sacred grove was transferred to the Dewaswom Board, the temple priests are treated as regular government employees. Their duties are to conduct morning and evening poojas and return home. There is thus an indifferent attitude towards conservation of the sacred grove.
3. Since the grove is situated in the plains, it is buffeted by strong winds. This has caused the uprooting of a lot of trees. Tying the temple elephant inside the grove and burning elephant dung has resulted in damages to the sacred grove