Trincomalee Lord Konesar procession to be held Monday

[TamilNet, Saturday, 25 February 2006, 17:34 GMT]
Three-day procession of Lord Konesar with his consort Mathumai Ambal annually held after Maha Sivarathiri Day is scheduled to begin on Monday afternoon city of Trincomalee. Devotees carry the chief deity from Koneswaram Temple from the Swami Rock inside the Fort Frederick to the entrance of the Fort. From there deities will be kept on a decorated chariot and will be taken in a procession.

The first day procession in the east port town would cover the areas, Ehambaram Road, Linganagar, Thirukadaloor, Orr's Hill and Inner Harbor Road, Sivapuri.

The second day procession will begin from Sivan Temple Tuesday evening and would cover Thirugnanasambanthar Street, Madathady Muttukumaraswamy Kovil road, Rajavarothiam Road and Vidiyalayam Road.

The third day procession would begin on Wednesday evening from Pathirakalai Ambal Temple and would conclude at Koneswaram Temple inside the Fort Frederick covering several roads in the Grand Bazaar area, temple society in a statement said.

Currently hundreds of troops of the Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Army are deployed in the east port town since the erection of statue of Lord Buddha in the vicinity of the Trincomalee central bus stand. Since last December Trincomalee town experienced violence including the execution style killing of Tamil students.

 

Latest 15 Reports
23.08.19 07:04  
SL Forest Department remains unmoved by uprooted Tamils’ demand for resettlement
22.08.19 06:50  
40 parents of missing persons die within 915 days of protest
21.08.19 18:17   Photo
‘Death certificates’ issued to 500 of 3,500 Tamils subjected to enforced disappearance in Ampaa'rai
20.08.19 20:23  
Wigneswaran warns of bleak future for Tamils, urges planning for next step
19.08.19 19:23   Photo
IC sheds crocodile tears over Shavendra appointment, US engages with his war-time chief
18.08.19 23:50   Photo
SL TID detains outspoken Tamil doctor at Pazhai hospital
17.08.19 23:08   Photo
SLA Jaffna commander refuses to release Palaali lands at meeting presided by Wickramasinghe
16.08.19 13:25   Photo
SL Archaeology Department resumes plans to construct controversial ‘chaitya’ at Koonith-theevu
15.08.19 21:39  
Wickramasinghe lacks courage to meet protesting Tamil mothers in North
14.08.19 23:31   Photo
2006 genocidal massacre at Chengchoalai campus marked in Vanni, Jaffna amidst PTA-threats
13.08.19 17:45   Photo
Tamil awareness urged on geopolitics-driven genocidal ‘development’ in Mannaar
12.08.19 20:04   Photo
Percival's 19th century Tamil proverb compilations collated and sorted in new publication
11.08.19 20:32   Photo
PTA-threats against constructing memorial arch for student victims of 2006 aerial massacre
10.08.19 22:49   Photo
Sinhala encroachers storm into 100 acres of lands at Kanneeraavi in Pulmoaddai
09.08.19 14:28  
SL Forest Department retains 8,034 hectares of pasturelands in Paduvaan-karai, Batticaloa
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=17294