Chennai Sangamam-Namma Oor Thiruvizha
- Chennai Sangamam, a cultural extravaganza is being held at Chennai city in 18 locations from January 13-17
- Series of cultural performances, literary events like seminars, poetry, dramas, and debates by eminent personalities will also take place.
- Objective of the event: To spread awareness among the public on less known artforms
- The ‘Operation Black’ was launched to capture a wild elephant nicknamed Karuppan
- It is also planned to fix a radio collar and translocate it in Talavadi Hills
- Karuppan is wild tusker found involved in human-elephant conflict and massive crop destruction at Rangasamy Kovil and Joraikadu areas of Erode district