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Elephant used for begging chased away at Srirangam

A Police person warning the Mahout against using the Panchderm for begging for alms in Srirangam in Tiruchi on Thursday
A Police person warning the Mahout against using the Panchderm for begging for alms in Srirangam in Tiruchi on Thursday


2011-12-16 - Tiruchi, India
An elephant, visibly weak and with some injury above it´s hind right leg , which was used for begging alms, was chased away by police personnel at Srirangam on Thursday. Even as the mahout was directing the elephant to stand before each and every shop near the ‘Rajagopuram´, a large number of Iyappa devotees, after worship with folded hands, offered money.



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