The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, has ordered the replacement of the flag mast of the Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple here with a new one. The new mast will have gold-plated casing. The order was in response to a plea made by the Fit Person (Thakkar) of the temple, Karumuttu T. Kannan, during his meeting with the Chief Minister in Chennai on Thursday.

Gold-plated casing

According to an official press release, 16 kg of gold, now in the temple’s reserves, will be utilised for the new flag mast.


Meenakshi temple renovation under way January 24, 2013

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