Devi Sri Periyachi Amman Temple
Jalan Mengkuang Butterworth,
Jalan Mengkuang Road was still an estate. A group called ‘Samarasa Sangeeta Kosthikal’
built this temple.In 1976, Mengkuang was developed and houses were built by a group of
contractors. They sent a notice to the temple management to remove the temple. The management
were against it and this matter had to go to court.
The management successfully
won their case
reasons being the group of contractors didn’t send any notice to them before building the houses.
The contractors then decided pay and sell a house at RM30,000 to the management which could be
made into a temple.The Periyachi Amman statue was transfered into this house. RM20,000 given by
the government helped to make some changes, and Sangabishegam was held successfully.The Periyachi