Mon, Apr 18, 2016, 09:47 AM
The two-day Thrissur Pooram festival was off to a colourful start at Vadakkumnathan temple in Kerala. Devotees and tourists from India and other countries came in large number to witness famous event. The Kerala High Court had granted permission for firecracker competition with strict guidelines in the light of Kollam temple tragedy. Police officials made elaborate security arrangements for festival to avoid untoward incidents.