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.

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