On Pamban Island, Ramanathaswamy Temple is a pilgrimage site.
The town of Kanyakumari, at India's southernmost tip, is the site of ritual sunrises.
The scheme of supplying sarees and dhotis to beneficiaries free of cost during the harvest festival of Pongal in January provided employment to weavers throughout the year as they are procured from them.Justice M Duraiswamy granted the interim stay when petitions filed by Karti and others seeking to quash the circulars came up for hearing, and directed the central government to file its counter by September 4.The TTV Dhinkaran camp in AIADMK on Thursday hit out at Chief Minister K Palaniswami for questioning the authority of the Deputy General Secretary, terming it as a "betrayal" and warned him of a backlash. Palaniswami has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to address alarming increase in the number of attacks against Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy. Tamil Nadu is situated in the Southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula and is bordered by the union territory of Pudducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.In Madurai, Meenakshi Amman Temple has high 'gopuram' towers ornamented with colourful figures.