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CM offers prayer at Srirangam temple

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Chief Minister Jayalalithaa being accorded a traditional welcome with a 'poorna kumbam' at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam on Thursday.— Photo: A. Muralitharan
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa being accorded a traditional welcome with a 'poorna kumbam' at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam on Thursday.— Photo: A. Muralitharan

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa visited Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam here on Thursday afternoon. She was received with temple honours by the priests at Ranga Ranga Gopuram. She went in a battery car to Aryabhatta Vaasal.

Then she walked up to Garudaazhvar Sannidhi where she offered prayers. She also offered prayers at dwajasthambam. She went to moolavar sannidhi and offered prayers. Then she proceeded to Ahobila Mutt via Melur Road and received the blessings of the 46th Azhagiyasingar Sri Ranganatha Yatheendra Mahadesikan, who took charge recently.

She also visited the brindavans of 41st, 44th and 45th jeeyars of the mutt and offered floral tributes. She was accompanied by Sasikala.

T. P. Poonachi, Khadi and Village Industries Minister, R. Manoharan, MLA and AIADMK chief whip in the Assembly, Jayashree Muralidharan, Collector, accompanied the Chief Minister to the temple and later to the Ahobila Mutt. She left for Chennai by a special flight.


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