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Chariot parade marks mini Thaipusam


Devotees flocking to the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple to witness the start of the chariot procession.

Devotees flocking to the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple to witness the start of the chariot procession.

THE annual Chitraparuvam Festival, also known as mini Thaipusam, started at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Queen Street, Penang, with a chariot procession.

More than 600 devotees joined in the prayers at the temple at about 6.30pm on Wednesday before the statue of Lord Muruga was placed on the elaborately decorated wooden chariot at 7.15pm.

Northern Region , bureaus

   

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