Golden and Silver chariots to leave an hour apart on Jan 20


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  • Thursday, 17 Jan 2019

Getting ready: (From left) N. Ravi Annamalai, C. Veerappan and AL Lakshmanan, preparing the 125-year-old silver chariot housed in Kovil Veedu in Penang Street, George Town, for Thaipusam.

GEORGE TOWN: A large number of devotees will take turns to pull the golden chariot during the Thaipusam celebration which is expected to attract 1.5 million visitors.

Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB) chairman Dr P. Ramasamy said the devotees would be aided with a pushback tug during the procession from the Maha Sri Mariamman Temple in Queen Street to the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Hilltop Temple in Waterfall Road on Sunday.

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