October 12, 2016
Thanjavur: Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao is scheduled to visit Thanjavur’s Brihadeeswarar temple, a world heritage monument popularly known as Big Temple, to participate in the pradosham event tomorrow.
Sources said that the Governor will visit at the Big Temple from 5.15pm for 45 minutes. This is a first such visit by a VIP, particularly a Governor, to the temple on the occasion of the celebration of the pradosham.
Rao will then inaugurate the cleft-lip surgery ward namely ‘Smile Train Block’ at Meenakshi Hospital, located near the new bus stand in Thanjavur.
The Governor will later be felicitated in a function organised by the Chennai Tamil Sangam at Tamil University, Thanjavur, for having dedicated great naval emperor Rajendra Chola’s portrait to Mazagon Docks, Mumbai.
Dr T Elangovan, chairman, Chennai Tamil Sangam, will preside over the function. Collector A Annadurai, Tamil University vice-chancellor G Bhaskaran and MP K Parasuraman will participate. V Balasubramanian, chairman of the Delhi Tamil Sangam, and Dr V G Santhosh, president of the Anaithulaga Thiruvalluvar Silai Amaippu Maiyam will offer felicitations.
Collector Annadurai today visited and inspected the security and other arrangements made at the Big Temple for the Governor’s visit. Superintendent of Police J Mahesh and the senior officials of various other departments accompanied the collector.