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The family of one Janakiamma of Purakatte Konnakathu House of Alappuzha district has come out with evidence that it was written by her. The family has been approaching the Kerala Devaswom Board to give credit to her for the composition.
In case the family is able to convince the board, it will be considered a victory for womenfolk that the song that puts Lord Ayyappa, a bachelor, to sleep was composed by a woman devotee. Incidentally, women of a certain age are not allowed to visit Sabarimala. Nobody knows the age at which Janakiamma composed the song!
AJ Philip is a senior journalist who held high editorial positions at The Tribune, the Indian Express and the Hindustan Times, among others. He also heads Deepalaya, a non profit organisation with Delhi as its headquarters. He divides his time between Delhi and Kerala.