Friday, February 25, 2011

Free marriage scheme

Free marriage scheme at Madurai Meenakshi Temple

·        Free weddings are performed at this temple for the benefit of indigent Adi Dravidars, Adivasis and backward classes. Under this scheme the couple undergoing free weddings are gifted new clothes, Thirumangalyam (Mangalsutra / Thaali) and other presentation. Twenty guests are also fed at temple's cost.

·        Those availing this benefit should be of marriageable age and unmarried. Necessary documents should be brought from Village Administrative Officers and submitted at the temple’s office. Further details and application forms for assistance under this scheme are available at the temple’s office.