4 June 2007

Temple News

Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment announced that Trustees would be appointed for all categories of Temples in Tamil Nadu.

Temples have been segregated into big, small and revenue-oriented. Free mid-day meals are being provided at 360 Temples in Tamil Nadu and progress is being monitored in 180 additional Tamil Nadu Temples. Also steps have been taken to review progress of promotion of Temple tourism in the State.

Based on the proposal that all castes can become priests, Veda Patasalas have been started at Tiruvannamalai, Chennai, Tirichirapalli, Tiruchendur, Palani and Madurai. Out of 1300 applicants, 240 candidates have been selected and provided with clothes, board and

The Government has allotted money for the maintenance of 260 Temple Cars (Chariots) at Temples, and the remaining 600 Temple cars were in good condition.

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