|Temple chariot reaches destination|
Temple chariot reaches destination
Panguni Pongal Therottam begins on 12th April 2017, Wednesday. After special pujas were performed to the presiding deity Mariamman, the third day of therottam began. Devotees pulled the decorated temple car which carried the idols of presiding deities Goddess Mariamman. The decorated periya ther reached its destination. Earlier devotees prepared and offered pongal to the Goddess. Hundreds of people witnessed Therottam Festival in Sivakasi. A huge posse of policemen, assisted by Traffic Constable and volunteers of Sivakasi Hindu Nadar Uravinmurai, regulated the large gathering. A huge crowd witnessed the colourfully decorated car from the top of various buildings. Some Sivakasians captured the golden moments of therottam in their mobile phones and digital cameras. And tomorrow is panguni pongal 2017 kadaisi thiruvizha and float festival will be held for the first time, on 16th April 2017, Sunday.