Clashes break out between two sections of priests at Kancheepuram temple
Clashes broke out between the members of two Vaishnavite sects, Thenkalais and Vadakalais over chanting of hymns in Varadharaja Perumal Temple in Kancheepuram during the early morning prayers on Wednesday. Tension prevailed in Kancheepuram and a large number of priests came to the temple. There was heated arguments between the priests.
Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment department officials sought the help of police. Police intervened and resolved the issue. The temple executive officer has been asked to identify those who are creating problems and take necessary action against them.