Devotees throng Rameswaram for Mahalaya Amavasai
Rameswaram: A large number of people from various parts of the country took a holy dip in 'Agni Theertham' and performed poojas to their ancestors on the occasion of Mahalaya Amavasya today, an official said.
Mahalaya Amavasya is considered a highly auspicious day for performing rituals to one?s ancestors and forefathers. Special prayers and poojas were also performed at the temple. A large number of policemen were deployed in Rameswaram for security, police said.