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.