Chithirai festival

Madras HC dismisses plea to permit devotees to attend Chithirai festival

The judges observed that the decision taken by the government was undoubtedly for the welfare of the public.

published on : 16th April 2021

12-day Madurai Chithirai festival begins amid strict Covid protocol

The Pattabishekam (coronation) ceremony is scheduled on April 22, Dig Vijayam on April 23, Thirukalyanam (celestial wedding) on April 24 and the car festival is to be held on April 25.

published on : 15th April 2021

Covid-19 second wave shatters hopes of vendors around temples

The district administration’s announcement of limiting the devotee’s arrival for the Chithirai festival in temples across the district has shattered the hopes of hundreds of traders and street vendors

published on : 15th April 2021