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Mar 09, 2020
2:49PM

Lakhs of women across Kerala participate in Attukal Pongala festival in Thiruvananthapuram

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Lakhs of women across Kerala participated in the Attukal Pongala festival, the largest gathering of women, in Thiruvananthapuram today amid renewed fears over coronavirus after six cases were confirmed in the state. The Guinness record holder of the largest women gathering in the world was held today under strict guidelines. Several women - participating in the festivity - were seen wearing masks..

The ritual saw women from all over the state congregating in the state capital to prepare 'pongala'  as part of the annual festival of the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple here, which is popularly known as the "Women's Sabarimala". 

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