Fuming city!

pongala

On the occassion of annual Pongala festival held in the city of Trivandrum.This gathering of women with their cooking pots make a special ‘pongala offering’ to the goddess Attukalama. This festival won the world guiness award for recording the highest attendance of women, 1.5 million (15 lakhs) in 1997. Ever since the number of attendees have been on the rise! The city was filled with smoke when millions of stoves were fired at the same time. Despite heat, smoke and dust, women just went on..

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