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Cleansing act: Activists belonging to the ’Valmiki Sangham’ performing ‘abhishekam’ to the statue of sage Valmiki at Tirupati on Tuesday. —
Cleansing act: Activists belonging to the ’Valmiki Sangham’ performing ‘abhishekam’ to the statue of sage Valmiki at Tirupati on Tuesday. —

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TIRUPATI: The birth anniversary of Valmiki, the sage who wrote the great Indian epic Srimad Ramayanam in Sanskrit, was observed in the city on with traditional fervour. Devotees, especially members belonging to the ‘Tirumala-Tirupati Valmiki Sangham’, gathered around the statue of the hunter-turned-sage Valmiki erected at the SVIMS junction and offered a holy bath to the granite icon with milk, curd and water. Members of ISKCON centre participated.

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