Pondy Lt Governor Kiran Bedi pulls chariot at temple festival

File photo of Kiran Bedi

Puducherry:  Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi joined hundreds of devotees in pulling the chariot of Tirukameeswarar temple at a village near here on the occasion of the annual car festival today.

Bedi pulled the chariot amidst chanting of hymns by devotees at the 12th century temple in Villianur.
Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, ministers A Namassivayam and M Kandasamy, newly-elected Member of Parliament V Vaithilingam and legislators were among those who participated in the festival.
The temple is among the ancient shrines in Puducherry and as per tradition, the head of the State should pull the chariot on the occasion of the car festival.

NT Bureau