Thursday, March 4, 2010

Kavadi in Thuckalay - 4

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Monday, March 1, 2010

Kavadi in Thuckalay - 1

Place : Thuckalay, Kanyakumari District

Festival : Kavadi

Tamil Month : Karthigai

Day : Last Friday

Participating Departments : Public Works Department and Police Department

Since the time of ruling of erstwhile Travancore kings, the PWD and Police department members had been conducting Kavadi Festival in the Tamil month Karthigai in Thuckalay
in Kanyakumari District.

Kavadis are carried to the near by Lord Murugan Temple in Kumarakovil.

Decorated Premises of Thuckalay PWD Office

Decorated Premises of Thuckalay Police StationThis practice is followed as tradition for years by both the departments in Thuckalay.

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