Chennai. Valluvar Kottam, a huge traffic junction in the heart of Chennai metropolitan city witnessed a strong contingent of over 1,000 saffron flag wielding workers of Hindu Munnani on July 22. They vociferously demanded proper upkeep of Hindu temple properties, puja and traditions.
Incidentally, the State Government controls over 36,000 Hindu temples through its Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Board. In all the temples, the Hindu Munnani insisted appointment of properly trained Archakas of all communities and training of Mangala Vadyam (Naadaswaram) teams. The Chennai demonstration, part of a state-wide campaign, was led by Sri Muruganandam, State Organiser, Hindu Munnani, Sri G Karthikeyan, Vice-President, Sri Manohar, City Secretary and Sri R Krishnamurthy City Treasurer.