The first Tamil-speaking priest Rev. Fr. Costantine Thairianathar became the Parish Priest in 1911. There were quarrels between the priest and some prominent people of the village over church and village administration. This made the reigning Priest to charge sheet 18 villagers in Sathankulam Court in 1914. Again, Fr.Bosco forced to lodge complaint against 10 others in Tiruchendur Court