Fishermen celebrate St. Anthony festival in Rameswaram

Updated:1 month ago IST

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu), Jul 11 (ANI): Devotees celebrated the Saint Anthony’s Church Festival with great fervour in Rameswaram. The devotees have replicated the original shrine on Sri Lankan Katchatheevu Island. The festival saw the presence of hundreds of devotees, most of whom are fishermen. The fishermen built the new shrine in Rameshwaram dedicated to Saint Anthony after multiple fishermen arrests by Sri Lankan navy near Katchatheevu Island, on the charges of poaching.

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