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Monday 13 May 2019 09.33 AM

Rousing start for Kerala's Thrissur pooram

Kerala, Thrissur

The Thrissur Pooram, Kerala's largest temple festival begins today. According to the Gregorian calendar, Thrissur Pooram 2019 begins on May 13 and will extend to May 14.

Thousands of people from across countries attend the festivities in Vadakkunnathan Temple. Kudamaattam, a parade of caparisoned elephants, Panchavaadyam are among the other cultural and tradition events during the festival.

Thrissur Pooram is known for being the largest temple festival in Kerala and is called the mother of all poorams. The opening of the Thrissur Pooram festival was marked by the arrival of 54-year-old elephant Thechikottukavu Ramachandran on Sunday morning.

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