The world-renowned Madurai Meenakshi temple in Tamil Nadu has commenced free supply of its famous sweet laddu offering from today. It was inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapadi Palanisamy from Chennai through video conferencing. The temple administration said that all pilgrims coming to the temple from the time it opens in the morning till the sanctum sanctorum is closed after night time rituals will be given the free laddu as prashad.
The laddus will be of 30 gram size and will be supplied near the famous Mukkuruni Vinayakar shrine situated between the main deities Sundareswaran and Meenakshi. The hygienic preparation of laddus on a large scale has been mechanized. Strict quality control of ingredients used in the preparation has also been ensured.