A blog on Attukal Pongala now featuring Attukal Pongala 2016
More than three million women gather here to offer pongala to Attukal Amma the Hindu goddess making it the largest gathering of women on earth. News reports, photos and videos of Attukal Pongala.
The disruption of water supply following the bursting of pipe lines in four places in Trivandrum city has given a hard time for women participating in the pongala ritual. Long queues of women are seen in many city points with pet bottles and vessels to get drinking water supplied by the water authority. The government sources say that it would take at least 20 hours to restore the water supply, water or no water, the spirit of womanhood cannot be beaten.