Special 'Yajna' beind conducted in Coimbatore on Saturday (Photo/ANI)
Special 'Yajna' beind conducted in Coimbatore on Saturday (Photo/ANI)

TN: State government conducts 'Yajna' for rains

ANI | Updated: Jun 22, 2019 16:53 IST

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 22(ANI): Resorting to prayers in the face of acute water scarcity, Tamil Nadu government on Saturday conducted special 'Yajna' at Patteeswarar temple in Perur.
State water supply minister S P Velumani was also present during the special prayers.
A holy fire was lit up surrounding which priests conducted the 'Yajna'. Prayers in the form of 'mantras' were chanted throughout.
A similar event was reported from Madurai earlier in June, where unique prayers were offered to rain gods in the form of processions.
This comes after scorching heat wave gripping a large part of the country and sections of Tamil Nadu being severely hit by drought. (ANI)