PK Sekar

2,500 devotees can witness Maha Deepam, says Tiruvannamalai district administration

As the town is expecting around 25 lakh people for the festival, 2,692 special buses and 14 special trains will be operated to the temple town.

published on : 16th November 2022

Nataraja temple built by kings, not dikshitars: HR&CE minister PK Sekarbabu

As such, TN government did not cross its limits in seeking copies of accounts and land records of the temple and dikshithars were duty-bound to provide them.

published on : 10th November 2022

One-man panel to probe temple car mishap: PK Sekar

“The panel will be set up under Additional Commissioner Kannan IAS. The temple car festival during the month of Aadi was not held for the past two years.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Alternate housing will be provided to 1,500 families in Chennai's Royapuram

Alternate housing will be provided to 1,500 street dwelling families in Royapuram, coming under Minister PK Sekar Babu’s harbour constituency, Minister TM Anbarasan said on Wednesday.

published on : 14th July 2022

Consecration of Siruvachur temple will be held by August: Tamil Nadu HR&CE minister PK Sekar Babu

Right wing YouTuber S Karthik Gopinath allegedly collected at least Rs 40 lakh from the public to 'renovate the statues' without getting permission from the HR&CE Department.

published on : 18th June 2022

Dharmapuri chariot accident: Tamil Nadu minister PK Sekar Babu promises steps to prevent mishaps

HR&CE minister PK Sekar Babu said that the Public Works Department and Dharmapuri district administration have granted permission for the chariot procession at Srivilliputhur Andal temple.

published on : 15th June 2022

HR&CE department has no plan to take over Chidambaram's Nataraja temple: Tamil Nadu minister

The records are being scrutinised following complaints from devotees, the minister said during his visit to the Shri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple at Tirukadaiyur in Mayiladuthurai district. 

published on : 5th June 2022

Pattina pravesam: PK Sekar Babu says talks on; Seers to meet Stalin

Minister expresses hope that a solution which makes everyone happy will be reached soon

published on : 7th May 2022

Stalin will take call on pattinapravesam: PK Sekar Babu

Meanwhile, opposition leader Edappadi K Palaniswami raised the issue in the Assembly. He said the pattinapravesam custom is several hundred years old.

published on : 5th May 2022

Sekar Babu assures steps will be taken to prevent stampedes in temples

The district collector also inspected in person, events such as the celestial marriage and car festivals.

published on : 19th April 2022

Steps on to bring Chidambaram temple back under govt control: Sekar Babu

The minister said the previous AIADMK regime had failed to go for an appeal against the SC verdict and hence, the temple continued under the control of Dhikshithars.

published on : 24th March 2022