Kerala holds iconic 200-year-old annual Thrissur pooram

The famed pooram, at the Thekkinkadu ground, was attended by thousands, cutting across religion and age barriers.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 20, 2024 | 11:52 PMUpdatedApr 20, 2024 | 11:52 PM

Thrissur Pooram

On Friday, 19 April, thousands witnessed the high-octane Thrissur, an iconic festival in this central Kerala city, held in full grandeur on the sprawling grounds of the famed Vadakkunnathan Temple. The annual spectacle, which is generally billed as the mother of all temple festivals in the state, saw 30 caparisoned elephants standing face-to-face as part of centuries-old customs and traditions.

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