Padhinettam Perukku Festival at Palar River, Thirupathur

The festival of Padhinettam Perukku also known as "Aadi Perukku" is held on the 18th day of the Tamil month of Aadi. "Perukku" means "raising" in Tamil. This festival is a reflection of the River Kaveri's rise due to the monsoon rains. The Tamil calendar month of Aadi is marked by festivities and fervour honouring Water and other natural resources. Prayers and pujas are performed throughout this m....
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Floating lamps made up of rice and jaggery on the water

Organized By

Department of Tourism,
The Tourist Officer,
Tourist Office, Collectorate Complex, Krishnagiri – 635 001.

How to reach

The nearest airport is Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru, which is 118 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Vaniyambadi, which is 5 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Vaniyambadi, which is 5KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
The River Palar, Kodaiyanchi Village,Thirupathur,Krishnagiri-635001.
Date Time

3 Aug 2023 - 3 Aug 2023

5:00 AM - 10:00 PM




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