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Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2017

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Event Name : Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2017
Venue : Kerala
Start Date : Saturday, 12-Aug-2017
End Date : Saturday, 12-Aug-2017

Held on the second Saturday of August every year, it is the most popular of all boat races in the world. The snake boats compete for the coveted trophy to mark the visit of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India to Alappuzha. People from near and far gather around the banks of Punnamada Lake to enjoy this annual water boat race. Apart from the races of chundanvalloms(snake boats) and of smaller local boats, the event also has some really enjoyable moments like those of the ceremonial water processions, spectacular floats and decorated boats.

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