Tourism Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan will lay the foundation stone for the Chembai Memorial Music Hall at the ancestral village of Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar at Kotai on August 12. The Department of Tourism is constructing the hall at a cost of Rs.50 lakh. It will house the music school (Vidyapeedam) run by the family of the musician. The meeting will be presided over by Power Minister A.K. Balan.