Saturday, February 13, 2010

Anil Ambani, Kokilaben on Sabarimala pilgrimage

Industrialist Anil Ambani and his mother Kokilaben arrived here Saturday evening on a one-day pilgrimage to the Sabarimala temple, police said.
Ambani's party also includes two relatives and the family doctor. Alighting from the helicopter that flew him here, Ambani got into the driver's seat of a white Mercedes Benz for the journey to the temple town.

Speaking to IANS over phone from Sabarimala, Deputy Superintendent of Police V. Varadarajan said that all security arrangements were in place and Ambani willpay obeisance at the shrine late Saturday night.

'He will stay at the guest house here and return early tomorrow (Sunday) morning for another darshan before returning,' Varadarajan added.

This is reported to be Ambani's first visit to Sabarimala and he will walk up the hill to the temple, which will take around two hours from the base camp at Pamba.

The Sabarimala temple is situated on the Western Ghats at an altitude of 914 metres and is four kilometers from Pamba in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district.

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