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Kanchipuram

A statue of Dravidar Kazhagam founder Periyar vandalised by miscreants, in Kancheepuram. The face and hand of the statue have been damaged.

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Devotees carry Ganesha idol on a tractor for immersion at the sea shore on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi at Kadapakkam in Kanchipuram district.

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A Lord Ganesha idol decorated by about Rs 10 lakh rupees on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi at a temple in Kanchipuram.

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Devotees offer prayers to Lord Athivaradhar at the Sri Devarajaswamy Temple, in Kanchipuram.

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Devotees throng to offer prayers to Lord Athivaradhar, at the Sri Devarajaswamy Temple, in Kanchipuram.

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A devotee being taken for first-aid after she fainted outside the temple waiting to offer prayers to Lord Athivaradhar, at the Sri Devarajaswamy Temple, in Kanchipuram. A large crowd of devotees gathered to pray to the deity, taken out from under the water once in 40 years.

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The decorated deity of Lord Athivaradhar at the Sri Devarajaswamy Temple, in Kanchipuram. The deity is taken out from under the water once in 40 years.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils multiple projects, in Kancheepuram. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Pannneerselvam and other dignitaries are also seen.

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Devotees carry out final rituals before burying the mortal remains of Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Mutt, in Kanchipuram.

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Auditor S Gurumurthy pay his last respects to Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Mutt, in Kanchipuram.

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President Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers at Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple in Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu.

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Sriram V. with his group before the Kailasanathar Temple in Kanchipuram

DMK Working President MK Stalin with his wife celebrating Samathuva Pongal at Kuntrathur, in Kanchipuram.

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Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal confers honorary D Lit degree on Nita M. Ambani at Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya, Kanchipuram.

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