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Kerala capital hosts Attukal Pongala

Kerala capital hosts Attukal Pongala, world's largest religious congregation of women

Kerala capital hosts Attukal Pongala, world’s largest religious congregation of women

Kerala capital hosts Attukal Pongala, world’s largest religious congregation of women

Kerala capital hosts Attukal Pongala, world's largest religious congregation of women

A ttukal Pongala, a yearly celebration said to be to the biggest religious gathering of ladies on the planet, was observed Friday in Thiruvananthapuram.

The celebrations were held in and around the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. Head minister Vamanan Nampoothiri lit earthern hearths, and several ladies cooked rice porridge with jaggery and coconut.

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These fans filled interstates, streets and bylanes. Customarily a collect celebration, Pongala now pulls in substantial quantities of ladies to the Attukal Bhagavathy sanctuary. “Around three million ladies are taking an interest in the celebration,” said Kadakampally Surendran, the priest for Devaswom.

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Fans watch a nine-day quick as a component of a repentance and look for the divinity’s gifts.

TIGHT SECURITY

The Kerala government said it took safety efforts to guarantee the ladies were protected, and conveyed 4,000 police faculty.

“Automaton surveillance cameras additionally utilized for…surveillance,” Kadakampally Surendran said.

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DEBATE

Debate damaged the celebration after R Sreelekha, Kerala’s Director General of Police, charged that Kuthiyottam (a custom performed by young men beneath 12 years old) was an instance of tyke manhandle and culpable under different segments of the Juvenile Justice Act.

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Kadakampally Surendran called her remarks “less than ideal” and “not founded on realities.”

He says the custom will be held at 7:45 pm today, as planned.

(This Story Orginating From INDIATODAY)

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