Attukal Pongala

All-women Attukal Pongala festival turning a boon to potters, vendors

ne of world`s largest all-women religious events, the annual Pongala festival of the famous Attukal Bhagavathi shrine here, to be celebrated on Sunday, is turning to be a boon to earthen pot-makers in South India who struggle to make both ends meet.

Feb 14, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

Bill to restrict processions, roadside meetings passed

The bill stated that prohibitory orders might affect the
conduct of religious functions like `Attukal Pongala` and
`Thrissur Pooram`, which would in turn invite protests from

Feb 17, 2011, 22:18 PM IST