Five were held to hold a local deity festival

Police arrested five people Monday for violating the curfew and organizing a local deity festival that resulted in a large crowd in the village of Gollala Maamidaada, East Godavari district.

On Sunday, several hundred locals took part in a procession of a local deity as part of the festival, which was celebrated every five years.

Pedapudi Sub-Inspector T. Kranthi Kumar said five members of the festival organizing committee had been arrested and produced in a local court.

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