Morning Current Affairs: 12 September 2017

Sep 12, 2017 08:58 IST
Morning Current Affairs: 12 September 2017

Tamil Nadu: Cauvery Maha Pushkaram to be celebrated from today on banks of river Cauvery

Cauvery Maha Pushkaram will be celebrated from 12 September 2017 on the banks of river Cauvery in Tamil Nadu. The celebration will come to an end on 24 September 2017.

Thousands of pilgrims are expected to throng the bathing Ghats at Trichy Srirangam and Myladuturai in Nagai daily. District administrations have made all arrangements for the smooth conduct of the festival.

"River Cauvery is the lifeline for delta districts of Tamil Nadu including the rice bowl Thanjavur. No wonder Cauvery is called as Annai Mother Cauvery and worshiped by thousands of people. Cauvery Maha Pushkaram is celebrated from today and is considered auspicious as the configuration of stars happens only once in 144 years.

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