Temple priests given cash, foodstuff at event in R. A. Puram. Part of state’s support during pandemic.

MLA Udayanidhi Stalin and HR & CE state minister P Sekar Babu handed over Rs. 4000 in cash, a rice bag and a grocery kit each to dozens of priests who serve at temples across the state, in line with the order issued by chief minister M. K. Stalin.

The three hereditary priests of  Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore were among the beneficiaries.

The event was held on June 9 morning at the Kapaleeswarar Kalyana Mandapam on Greenways Road in R. A. Puram.

Mylapore MLA Dha. Velu and Chennai South member of parliament, Thamizhachi Thangapandian were also present at this event.

The priests of Mundagakanni Amman Temple and Karaneeswarar Temple were also handed out this support.
Priests serving in certain category of temples have not been included in this scheme.
– By S. Prabhu

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