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Picnic spots brimming with visitors

Thousands of people visited picnic spots across Tirunelveli and Tenkasi districts on Thursday to celebrate ‘Kari Naal,’ the day after ‘Pongal.’

Since flow of water in waterfalls at Courtallam was very thin, tourists avoided the destination this time. Instead, all irrigation tanks situated along the Chittar watercourse, which are brimming with water and adjoining farms, attracted huge crowd.

Over 1,000 visitors, after getting permission from the Forest Department, went to the Manimuthar Falls where they took refreshing bath, Forester Murugesan said. It was a great disappointment for the visitors as the recently-launched solar-powered boat was not operated in the ...

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