Munnetta Yatra to End Today

Published: 05th December 2015 04:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th December 2015 04:27 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Samathva Munnetta Yatra led by Vellappally Natesan will conclude on Saturday with a public meeting on Shanghumugham beach in the evening.   The Yatra that commenced on November 23 from Siddhi Vinayaka Temple, Kasargod, was received at Parippally, about 42 km off the city. Accompanied by 2,000 motors cycles and 250  other vehicles it reached the city by noon and culminated in front of Pazhavangadi Maha Ganapathy Temple around 2.10 pm. Vellappally ended the day’s yatra by breaking a coconut at the temple.

General convener of Yatra reception committee Choozhal G Nirmalan said arrangements have been made for the smooth conduct of Saturday’s meet.

He said Vellappally Natesan would announce the name of the new political party that will be launched under his leadership and that no leaders of political parties was invited as it was a meet of Hindu community organisations  starting from Namboodiri to Nayadi.

“Over five lakh people from across the state will participate besides delegates from the Gulf countries. The dais can seat 700 persons. Chairs have placed for 50,000 in the front of the stage. Parking facility has been made for 6,000 vehicles. Medical Ambulance and other facilities are also in place,” he said.A police force of 1,000 will be deployed and they will be assisted by the same number of SNDP volunteers. SNDP Karma Sena volunteers will provide security around the pandal.   Arrangements have been made to supply five lakh litres of drinking water. Speakers include ISRO former chairman G Madhavan Nair, KPMS general secretary T V Babu, and Akeeraman Kalidasa Bhattathirippadu.


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