Annual festival of Kovilakkandy Paththini Amman Temple was held
on 21st June. Commanding Officer and the troops of the 18th Gemunu
Watch (18 GW) serving in Thanankilappu, who participated in the
festival on invitation of the Kovil authority, offered snacks
and soft drinks for nearly 800 devotees present to offer Pooja
to the deity on the festival day.
of the Commanding Officer 18 GW Lieutenant Colonel Sampath Bulathgama,
soldiers prepared the temple site for the Pooja cleaning
it in a shramadana organized prior to the festival.