Life size golden chariot for temple by Feb next

A life size golden chariot to replace the existing 90-year-old one at Sri Subramaniaswamy temple here would be ready by February next year, temple officials said.

PTI| Last Updated: Nov 25, 2013, 23:06 PM IST

Tiruchendur: A life size golden chariot to replace the existing 90-year-old one at Sri Subramaniaswamy temple here would be ready by February next year, temple officials said.
The 8.75 ft x 8.25 ft statue would be made using six kg of gold, 200 kg of copper, 50 kg of brass and 2.5 tonnes of burma teakwood, they said.

The chariot would be used during the Masi festival in February 2014, they said.