According to Salvi, the temple witnessed close to 35 lakh in footfall during this year’s Ganesh Mahotsav owing to the post-pandemic rush.
According to executive officer Darbamulla Bramarambha, the temple saw a footfall of nearly one lakh devotees in the three days.
Tali Mahadeva temple, one of the oldest temples in Kozhikode, has made necessary alteration on its northern entrance to make ramps for wheelchair-bound devotees to have easy access.
The atmosphere in in Nayapalli and Unit VIII areas reverberated with beats of cymbals as a sea of devotees took part in the pulling of chariots at Iskcon temple.
In Keonjhar, the chariot of Lord Jagannath, touted to be world’s tallest at 72 feet, rolled from the Baladevjew temple amid a gathering of over 70,000 devotees this year.
At Iskcon, where one of the major Rath Yatra takes place, the ‘Pahandi’ will start at around 11 am and the ‘Chherapahanra’ will be done at 2 pm.
Three sets of Dutta Mahapatra servitors recast the face makeup using natural colours for two days behind closed doors to prepare the Trinity for the Nabajoubana Besha.
The priority for the administration will be on ensuring availability of health facilities, communication, roads, sanitation and cleanliness.
If you are a Shirdi Sai Baba follower, you would naturally seek his blessings in all important phases of your life, including matrimony.
Although the officials had earlier declared that no one will be allowed into the kalyanamandapam without tickets, the situation was different on Sunday.
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The situation was brought under control after police deployed additional teams. Similar scenes were observed on Sunday too.
Often, they are made to wait in the queue for more than 10 hours to get darshan
Even as streets in Nilackal and Pamba erupted in tumult, thousands of bare-chested Ayyappa devotees waited patiently in the vast concourse outside Sabarimala for its gates to open.