Fisheries Minister K A Jayapal, replying to a question raised by Congress member J G Prince in the assembly, said a plan to provide Satellite Information Devices to fishermen who venture deep into sea for fishing was under its consideration.

In reply to a query by ruling party MLA S Madheswaran, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Minister R Kamaraj said steps were being taken to perform Kumbabishekam for Kottai Sri Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal temple in Attur taluk of Salem District.

"Steps were being taken by temple administration to perform Kumbabishekam with the contribution of the general public and with the participation of sponsors," he added.

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