Devotees from across the State and from other States started to pour in here for Tiruvannamalai Karthigai Deepam.

Since the festival falls on Sunday this year police expects huge crowd than previous years, who would be eager to witness lighting of Maha Deepam on the summit of Tiruvannamalai Hill. About 10,000 policemen including 3 DIGs, 11 SPs would take up the task of providing security. DGP Letika Saran is in town to oversee the security arrangements.

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