SEARCH

Thousands join ‘Aani’ car festival in Nellai

print   ·   T  T  
Pious movement: Devotees pulling the car of Sri Nellayappar Ganthimathi Ambal in Tirunelveli on Wednesday.
Pious movement: Devotees pulling the car of Sri Nellayappar Ganthimathi Ambal in Tirunelveli on Wednesday.

Staff Reporter

TIRUNELVELI: Thousands of devotees from various parts of the State witnessed the 504th ‘Aani’ car festival of Sri Nellaiyappar – Gandhimathi Ambal Temple on Wednesday.

After special pujas were performed from early morning, the car festival started around 9.15 a.m. Speaker R. Avudaiyappan, Collector (In-Charge) G. Srinivasan, Tirunelveli MLA N. Maalairaja, Mayor of Tirunelveli Corporation, A.L. Subramanian, Deputy Mayor K. Muthuramalingam and other VIPs commenced the car festival.

The district administration had declared a local holiday to enable the devotees to participate in the celebrations. The car reached the position at 4.50 p.m.

More In: TAMIL NADU | NATIONAL

O
P
E
N

close

Recent Article in TAMIL NADU

Hudhud to impact AP revenue collection

Apart from the devastation wreaked by Hudhud cyclone in Visakhapatam city and north Andhra districts, the Andhra Pradesh government is wo... »