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Mannarkkad Pooram 2017 - Mannarkkad Udayarkunnu Bhagavathy Temple Pooram Purappad

Mannarkkad Pooram is the annual festival observed in Udayarkunnu Bhagavathy Temple in Palakkad District in Kerala. The famous pooram festival in the shrine is observed in Kumbham month. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The shrine is located around 37 km from Palakkad Town. Mannarkkad Pooram Purappad is on March 11.

Valiyarattu is on March  2017 and Chettivela is on March 12, 2017.

The highlight of the festival is caparisoned elephants, melam and fireworks.

Several unique rituals and pujas are performed during the festival period.

Traditional performing arts, music, songs and other cultural activities are held during the period.

The festival ends with arattu on the final day.

The main festival is observed on the Pooram Nakshatram in Kumbham month.