Published On: Mon, Jan 22nd, 2018

Union Minister offers prayers at Lord Saneeswara temple | The New Indian Express

Karaikal, Jan 20 (PTI) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today offered prayers at Lord Saneeswara Temple at Tirunallar in Karaikal district, officials said.

The minister, who is on a two-day visit to Karaikal in Puducherry, inaugurated the country’s 60th Post Office Passport Seva Kendra here yesterday, they said.

Accompanied by Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, she visited Tirunallar temple and participated in a special yagam this morning. She also witnessed the ‘Thailabishekam’ to Lord Saneeswara, they added.

Earlier on her arrival at the temple, Karaikal District Collector R Kesavan, Temple Executive Officer A Vikranthraja and Kattalai Thambiran Swamigal welcomed her with ceremonial honours.

Tirunallar is the only place in South India to have a separate ‘sannathi’ for Lord Saneeswara who appears in a benign pose. PTI CORR SS AAR .

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