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900-year-old Peepal Tree Worshipped at Kunda Kotagiri near Nilgiris by Kota tribe

A huge 900 year old peepal tree worshipped by Kota Tribe at Kunda Kotagiri near Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu is garnering attention due to its holiness and size. The diameter of the tree was so huge that some 50 persons have to form a human chain around the tree.
Zee news reports
The tribe, with a population of nearly 3,000 and women outnumbering with 1,700, in seven  villages, perform poojas in front of this 250-foot tall tree for any auspicious occasions, whether a marriage, new construction or housewarming.

Even the villagers used to confess or take pledge before the tree, Bellan, the chief of seven villages, says.

The tribals used to go to the peepal, said to be planted over 10 generations ago, and pray for removing obstacles and protect from the evils, Bellan, who is a retired post master, said. 
Tourists or general public were not not allowed to stay for long near the tree and asked to leave immediately  after paying obeisance, Bellan said.