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Padmanabhan was dedicated to the temple in 1954 as a 14-year-old pachyderm and he started carrying the ‘Thidambu’ of the Lord in 1962(Sourced Photo)

Kerala’s beloved elephant ‘Jumbo King Padmanabhan’ no more

By Ramesh Babu | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 09:44 PM IST
The temple board said Padmanabhan was dedicated to the temple in 1954 as a 14-year-old pachyderm and he started carrying the ‘Thidambu’ of the Lord in 1962. The board said he was ailing for the last two months due to age-related ailments.
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