Sivagiri pilgrimage padayatra

Staff Reporter

KOLLAM: Minister for Water Resources N.K. Premachandran will inaugurate the 74th annual Sivagiri pilgrimage padayatra at Puthur, the birth place of the former Chief Minister R. Shankar, on Thursday.

The padayatra will be flagged off from the Pangode Devi Temple grounds. The function will be presided over by G. Jayadevan, the treasurer of the SN Trusts. Head of the Sivagiri Math Swami Prakashananda will hand over the padayatra flag to padayatra captain P.N. Saji.

The padayatra is expected to reach Sivagiri by 9 p.m.

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