ORGANISERS and participants of the 43-year-old Rekla Race which is held in Thirukadaiyur are a disappointed lot after Madras High Court banned the event this year.
The annual event is held on Kaanum Pongal. The court responded to a public interest litigation (PIL) writ petition filed by Mayiladuthurai-based lawyer A Sangamitharan last week and passed the order to ban the race on Monday.
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