Villagers Give Monkey a Ritual Burial

Published: 30th December 2014 06:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th December 2014 06:01 AM   |  A+A-

VILLUPURAM: Residents of Mazhyampattu on Monday took the carcass of a monkey on a procession before burying it in front of a Rama temple in the village. On Monday morning, some of the villagers found one of the monkeys electrocuted on a lamp post near the temple. On the advice of the priest, villages decided to conduct the monkey’s final rites in a religious manner. They also decided to erect a nine-foot tall Hanuman statue believing the monkey to be an incarnation of Lord Rama’s messenger.

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp