The district administration is gearing up for the upcoming Chitra Pournami pageant in Tiruvannamalai with extra civic facilities for devotees, who will likely be occurring ‘girivalam’ on April 15-16.
Officers stated the pageant was not held for the previous two years because of the pandemic. With the easing of lockdown restrictions , the district administration has determined to organise the pageant, anticipating round 15 lakh devotees. In view of such an enormous crowd, a overview assembly led by Collector B. Murugesh was held to arrange the temple city for the occasion.
The district administration would arrange medical camps to attend emergency circumstances alongside the girivalam path. Over 20 free bogs and three loos can be made out there on the pathway. Purified water faucets, round the clock energy provide with two heavy responsibility mills as a backup, road lights alongside the pathway and particular bus providers are among the many different services.
With the hovering temperature, officers stated shelters and watering of the ground on the 14-km-girivalam path can be carried out. Additional, three free kiosks can be arrange for devotees. Devotees can be given free buttermilk, water bottles, tender coconuts and recent juices on their method to darshan within the temple city. ‘Annadanam’ has been allowed within the girivalam path with out utilizing plastic objects for the aim. Devotees are additionally inspired to make use of fabric baggage throughout their go to.
A mass cleansing drive on the girivalam path can be carried out by sanitary employees, residents and volunteers at 7 a.m on Sunday. The Arunachaleswara temple can be opened between 4 a.m and 11 p.m for Chitra Pournami. Officers stated letters from VVIPs for particular VIP darshan wouldn’t be allowed. Nonetheless, devotees should buy ₹50 per particular person for particular darshan.