Trivandrum:Kerala state road transport corporation (KSRTC) has
informed that it will be operating special services as part of Attukal Pongala festival. Additional special services will
operate from city, Pappanamcode, Vikas Bhavan, Vellanad and Peroorkada units
and will be functioning till Saturday.
Bus services to Poovar and Vizhnjam areas will be operated from Government Higher Secondary School at Kamaleswaram, buses to Pettah, Kannammoola and Kesavadasapuram will start from Fort High School area, buses to Thirumala, Jagathy, Pangode and Neyyattinkara will be operated from Killipalam-Karamana-Pappanamcode road, buses to Vattiyoorkavu, Attingal, Nedumangad, Neyyattinkara Kattakada areas will start from East Fort and buses to Pappanamcode will be operated from Maruthoorkadavu.
KSRTC will operate 12 additional schedules from Kollam and Kottarakkara, eight from Punalur and six from Pathanamthitta, two from Haripad, three from Kayamkulam and one each from Konni and Kulathupuzha.Services will be monitored by KSRTC squad inspectors and vigilance officers.
Pongala is the harvest festival held every year. Pongala festival happens at the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple and every year devotes arrrive from different parts of the contry to attend the festival.