Nirmala Sitharaman visits famous Hindu temple in Sri Lanka’s Jaffna city

COLOMBO: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday visited a well-known Hindu temple in Sri Lanka’s Jaffna metropolis.
Sitharaman is within the nation on a three-day go to.
“Smt @nsitharaman visits Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil in Jaffna throughout her three-day official go to to Sri Lanka,” her workplace posted on X.

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil or Nallur Murugan Kovil is among the most vital Hindu temples within the Jaffna district of Northern Province.
The temple is a socially necessary establishment for the Sri Lankan Tamils Hindu id and lots of temples have been in-built Europe and North America utilizing the identical title as a cultural reminiscence. The presiding deity is Lord Muruga (son of Lord Siva aka Karthikeya) within the type of the holy Vel. The idol of the Nallur Devi or goddess was gifted to the temple within the 10 century AD by the Chola queen Sembiyan Mahadevi.
On Thursday, Sitharaman, a senior BJP chief hailing from Tamil Nadu, visited the principle Hindu Temple in Trincomalee.

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