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Slower silver chariot in Penang this year due to new rules


Temple volunteers prepping one of the 16 bulls that will stand by along the 6.5km-route plied by the seven-ton silver chariot. The bulls are changed continually along the route to protect them from exhaustion.

Temple volunteers prepping one of the 16 bulls that will stand by along the 6.5km-route plied by the seven-ton silver chariot. The bulls are changed continually along the route to protect them from exhaustion.

GEORGE TOWN: The silver chariot is expected to reach Waterfall Road here later than in previous years due to new restrictions put in place recently.

The Penang Veterinary Department had restricted the number of people on the chariot to two, down from five previously.

Thaipusam , Bulls , Silver chariot

   

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