A procession of Lord Ayyappa Swami's portrait was taken out in the Satara area during the Pran Prathistapana anniversary of the Ayyappa temple on Friday.
A kirtan procession was organised in which the women were holding lamps and the youths were playing tala and mrudangam.
The procession started from Cantonment and passing through Mahavir Chowk, Baba Petrol Pump, Kranti Chowk, Kala Ganpati Mandir, Cannaught Place, Gajanan Maharaj Mandir, Shivaji Nagar, Deolai Chowk culminated at Ayyappa Temple in Satara area.
The portrait of Lord Ayyappa was placed in a chariot decorated with flowers and electric lamps. Women, men, children enthusiastically participated in the procession and dance to the tunes of Kirtanas.