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| Last Updated:: 19/02/2020

Koya Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every two years, a little village in Telangana turns into a riot of colours as millions of people gather here for a centuries-old Koya festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The pilgrims send their offerings of coconut and jiggery pieces sailing through the air to the altar. In the middle of it all is a tall bamboo, decked with a hairpiece and draped in saris

 

 

 

 

 

Source: The Hindu, 16 February 2020, Sunday Magazine section, Chennai.