The Theru festival of the Kandaswamy Kovil in Nallur, Jaffna was held on a grand scale.
Hundreds of thousand of devotees participated in the festival. The procession paraded the streets in the area. Wasantham TV telecast the festival live from this morning. A large number of expatriate Tamils also participated in the Theru festival this year. They said that they participated due to the peaceful environment prevailing in the country.