India | Tamil Nadu


Also known as Ayur, Kilayur is a village in the Ilayangudi Taluk of Sivagangai District. This village is famous for jallikattu (manju virattu), an ancient Tamil daring game. The villagers hold jallikattu every year during the Pongal festival. A large number of neighboring villagers with their bullocks and oxen participate in this festival.

Kilayur is situated south-west of Ilayangudi, which is 25 km from Karaikudi.

Updated on 2nd September, 2005
District: Sivagangai

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