Madurai Meenakshi Sundareswar Temple goes air conditioned during Chithirai Brahmotsavam by a 100-tonned air conditioner. Chithirai Festival is slated to begin on April 23, 2012. This air conditioner has been intended for devotees seated in the North and West Adi streets during the Chithirai Thiru Kalyanam (May 2, Wednesday).
The celestial wedding would be performed at the ‘Tirukalyana Mandapam’ located at the junction of West and North Adi streets on the 10th day of the festival. The 12-day annual Chithirai Brahmotsavam of Meenakshi temple will begin with the traditional flag hoisting on April 23, 2012. The car festival would be held on May 3 with the Chithirai festival concluding the next day (May 4).