At Indian Bank’s Mylapore branch on North Mada Street, there was a special sale of gold coins and slabs. Coins in 1, 2 and 5 grams were on sale. Bank staff said that many people paid for bookings and the gold would be delivered to them soon.
The jewellery shops on the same road were busier than usual this morning.
Elsewhere, big brand shops for jewellery were colourfully decorated for this occasion. Khazana Jewellers on R K Mutt Road and Kirtilals on C P Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet.
Photos here were taken at Indian Bank and NAC Jewellers.