Lifestyle, People, Transport

Chariots … not just for the kings

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Many North Indians living in the Sowcarpet / Parrys / Kilpauk areas prefer the Chariots to drive the Groom and his coterie to the marriage hall / mandir. Though the popular one for the occasion is the Horse alone, with the fear / unavailability of single horses probably drive the families to these chariots.

See an actual bridegroom and his family in the procession …. below ….
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3 Comments to “Chariots … not just for the kings”

  1. Nothing to beat the horse ride. I think the tradition is that the horse has to be a female one!

    Mine was in a open car around Parthasarathy Temple, Triplicane, twenty years back 🙂

    Ram : Nostalgia i guess … the red herald and the works uh!?

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