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TN: State government conducts 'Yajna' for rains

Coimbatore , June 22: 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.

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TN: State government conducts 'Yajna' for rains

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