Bharathakoothu V: Organisers and Participants

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Published on: 26 September 2018

M.D. Muthukumaraswamy

M.D. Muthukumaraswamy is a Tamil writer, Director of National Folklore Support Centre, Chennai, and a Consultant at Sahapedia.

The village organisers of the Bharathakoothu festival are expected to follow many ritual observances during the days and nights of the festival. The organisers hail from multiple castes, and they have the status of priests during the festival. This image gallery provides a glimpse into the world of the organisers and participants of Bharathakoothu.​