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Tamil Nadu Congress candidate Madhav Rao passes away

DNA Monday, 12 April 2021 ()
The 63-year old Rao was admitted to a private hospital in Madurai after he had filed his nomination papers on March 20.
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'Flower Palanquin' festival was celebrated in Madurai's Alagar Koyil on April 30. Due to COVID-19, the temple decided to conduct the festival without the participation of devotees. Temple authorities conducted the programme within the temple premises. Festival marks the wedding of Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar and takes place on the 10th day of Chithirai festival. Resplendent in the floral decoration, the procession of the deity is a treat to the eyes.

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Amid the second wave of COVID-19, the 'Vaigai' festival in Madurai was held inside the Lord Sundararaja Perumal Temple in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on April 26. Temple management had decided to celebrate the festival without the presence of common devotees to ensure COVID protocols, however, social distancing norms were still flouted during the procession.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a jibe at safety and dignity of women under DMK and Congress' rule. He also accused DMK of making peace-loving Madurai into mafia pertaining family complications. "They have not understood the ethos of Madurai, no wonder, leaders keep insulting women again and again," said PM Modi.

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