He will participate in a couple of functions today

Union Human Resource Development Minister M.M. Pallam Raju offered prayers at the Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple here on Saturday. He was in the city to participate in a couple of functions at Dindigul and in Madurai on Sunday.

The Minister had spent about half an hour in the temple and he was received by the temple staff, who had made arrangements for the darshan.

Earlier, the Union Minister was received at the airport by Avinash Dikshit, Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, New Delhi and N.R.Murali, Deputy Commissioner, KVS Regional Office, Chennai. C. Muthiah, Principal, KV-1, Narimedu, and Geetha Kumari, Principal, KV-2, Thirupparankundram, were among those present.

Mr. Pallam Raju is inaugurating the new buildings of Kendriya Vidyalaya on Gandhigram University campus in Dindigul district on Sunday morning.

The school buildings were constructed at a cost of Rs.12 crore.

Later, he will participate in the 18 Graduation Day of Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College at Pasumalai in the city.

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