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Keralities celebrate Thrissur Pooram festival with zest and enthusiasm

One of the most famous festivals of Kerala, Thrissur Pooram is celebrated with much fanfare. Thousands of people from all over the state come together and ornamented elephants are put on display on this day. Check out the pictures here.

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Thrissur Pooram is an annual Hindu temple festival held in Kerala at the Vadakkunnathan Temple in Thrissur, Kerala. Pooram denotes the day when the moon rises with the Pooram star in the Malayalam calendar month of Medam. One of the most famous festivals of Kerala, thousands of people from all over the state come together and many ornamented and decorated elephants are displayed on this day. (Source: Express Photo by Vignesh Krishnamoorthy)

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Thrissur Pooram celebrations took place inside Swaraj Round near Vadakkumnathan temple at Thrissur, Kerala on April 25, 2018. (Source: Express Photo by Vignesh Krishnamoorthy)

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Hundreds of people joyfully took part in the Thrissur Pooram celebrations inside Swaraj Round, near Vadakkumnathan temple at Thrissur, Kerala. (Source: Express Photo by Vignesh Krishnamoorthy)

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Keralites got together to celebrate Thrissur Pooram celebrations with zest and zeal in Kerala. (Source: Express photo by Vignesh Krishnamoorthy)

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Children too took part in the Thrissur Pooram celebrations inside Swaraj Round, near Vadakkumnathan temple at Thrissur, Kerala. (Source: Express Photo by Vignesh Krishnamoorthy)

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Display of elephants during Thrissur Pooram celebrations inside Swaraj Round, near Vadakkumnathan temple at Thrissur, Kerala. (Source: Express Photo by Vignesh Krishnamoorthy)

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The festival is said to be the largest and most famous of all poorams. . (Source: Express Photo by Vignesh Krishnamoorthy)