DMK holding agitations against the State government to tackle the water scarcity.
The ruling AIADMK will keep special prayers in temples for rain. To be organized the State, the prayers will include Pujas, 'Varuna Japa', and 'Annadhanam' (mass feedings) the sources said.
In Pujas Ministers have been attending. For instance, O.S. Manian is secretary of Nagapattinam district, will attend the prayers at Vedaranyeswarar temple in the constituency of Vedaranyam. The secretary of Amma Peravai R.B. Udhayakumar will have to involve the events in three constituencies- Sholavandan, Usilampatti, and Thirumangalaam- all in Madurai district. Previously the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Departments had asked temples under its control to start prayers for rain.