19February2019

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Attukal Pongala on 20th Feb

Port Blair, Feb 18: Hindu Jagaran Manch is conducting 10th year Attukal Pongala on 20th February 2019 at Junglighat Durga Puja Pandal. The Attukal Pongala is conducted every year on Makam Nakshatra of Kumbam month (Malayalam).  Attukal Pooja will be done by Ajayan Shanthi (Chief Poojari of MES Ayyappa Temple). 

Attukal Bhagawathy is known as Sabarimala of Ladies. The female devotees cook pongal / prasad in front of diety and offered before the diety. After performing pooja, Annadanam will be served to all devotees.

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