Rt. Rev. Dr. Anantha Raj Rayappan Chelliah has been consecrated as the new Bishop of the Kanyakumari Diocese of the Church of South India. He is the sixth Bishop of our Diocese. The consecration service was led by Most Rev. Thomas K. Oommen, the Moderator of the Church of South India, on the 7th of July 2019 at CSI District Church Mylaudy in Kanyakumari, which is the first church established in Travancore District (1809 AD). Rt. Rev. Dr. Chandrasekaran, Bishop of CSI Trichy- Tanjore Diocese delivered the consecration sermon.