AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa is scheduled to visit Kanyakumari district on Sunday for offering prayers at Swamithoppu Temple, established by Ayya Vaikundar, a social reformer.

This is her second visit to the district in the last three weeks.

On December 23, she visited Arumanai in the district, accepting an invitation to participate in a Christmas function.

Now, she is visiting Swamithoppu, the headquarters of followers of Ayya Vaikundar, who fought caste oppression, while remaining a staunch Hindu.

He spearheaded the thol seelai struggle (fight against the ban on women wearing blouses) and faced the wrath of the rulers of Travancore.

She will offer prayers at Swamithoppu Temple