PARADE OF ELEPHANTS-TOPVO

PARADE OF ELEPHANTS-TOPVO

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE TURNED OUT IN SOUTHERN INDIA TO SEE A HINDU RITUAL THAT INVOLVES MUSIC, ELEPHANTS AND ELABORATE COSTUMES.

A TROUPE OF DRUMMERS AND HORN PLAYERS PLAYED BEFORE ELABORATELY DECORATED ELEPHANTS THAT CARRIED DIFFERENT DEITIES FROM ONE TEMPLE TO ANOTHER.

THE FESTIVAL IS CELEBRATED EVERY APRIL.