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Mahaveer Jayanthi celebrated in Puducherry

Mahaveer Jayanthi was celebrated in Puducherry on Friday with traditional gaiety and fervour.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Puducherry
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2008 08:02 PM IST

Mahaveer Jayanthi was celebrated in Puducherry on Friday with traditional gaiety and fervour.

Members of the Jain community took out a procession through important thoroughfares with a portrait of Lord Mahaveer carried in a chariot.

Excise department ordered closure of all liquo shops, toddy and arrack retail sales outlets and also bar attached restaurants in the Union Territory.

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