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Wednesday, 16 June 2021 12.35 PM IST

Several lakhs of women take part in Attukal Pongala

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city of Thiruvananthapuram witnessed the participation of several lakhs of women in the Attukal Pongala festival on Monday. The pongala, which is the largest gathering of women, was organised amid fears regarding the latest outbreak of coronavirus in the state.

The holy hearth was lit at 10.30 am by head priest P Eeshwaran Namboothiri of the Attukal temple. Following this, lakhs of hearths across the city were lit turning the region into festive mode. The Attukal temple festival will come to an end by Tuesday night.

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