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Tamil New Year celebrated

Tamil New Year celebrated

 Apr 14, 2018

The Tamil New Year’s Day was celebrated with religious fervor and enthusiasm by the people in this Union Territory on Saturday.

Clad in new dresses, long queues were seen in front of several temples here, including the famous Manakkula Vinayagar temple and the Panchamukha Anjaneyar temple at Panjavadi, since early this morning.

Special poojas were performed in all the temples and a special “Abishekam” was performed to the 32 ft tall Anjaneyar idol at the Panjavadi temple to mark the occasion.

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and his cabinet colleagues, Speaker V Vaithilingam, Lok Sabha member R Radhakrishnan, and leaders of different political parties among others greeted the people on the occasion.  (UNI)

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