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Vinayaka chathurthi celebrated

Monday, Sep 5, 2016,15:23 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Madurai | Thousands of devotees thronged the Ganesha temples at Pillayarpatti in Sivaganga and Tiruchirappalli city to offer special prayers to the presiding deity on occasion of the Ganesha chathurthi.

The Ten day Ganesha festival at Pillayarpatti temple ended with purification ceremony.

A 75 kg “Kozhukattai” was offered to lord Vinayaka at Rock Fort temple in Tiruchirappalli.

In Madurai a kozhukattai made from 18 measures of rice and jaggery was offered to Mukkurini Ganesha at Sri Meenakshi temple here.

Various organizations had put up Vinayaka idols on the roadside as part of Chathurthi festival.