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Temple elephants leave for rejuvenation camp

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A temple elephant all set for the journey to Thekkampatti, in Thanjavur on Wednesday.— Photo: B. Velankanni Raj
A temple elephant all set for the journey to Thekkampatti, in Thanjavur on Wednesday.— Photo: B. Velankanni Raj

Three temple elephants from Thanjavur district were taken to the rejuvenation camp for pachyderms on the banks of Bhavani river in Mettupalayam taluk in Coimbatore district on Wednesday.

The camp begins from Thursday. The elephants-Dharmambal from Panchanatheeswaraswamy temple at Thiruvaiyaru, Sengamalam from Sri Rajagopalaswamy Temple at Mannargudi and Sooliyambal from Agniswaraswamy temple at Thirupugalur were brought in lorries and the convoy was flagged off by Kumaraguru, Joint Commissioner of HR and CE.

The elephants were checked by a veterinary doctor Suresh. Rathinam, Assistant Commissioner and a veterinary doctor accompanied the elephants.

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