A large crowd gathered and bathed in a lake for religious ceremony, just like in india before the deadliest covid wave

A large crowd gathered for a religious ceremony in Batticaloa yesterday.

They had come for a religious ceremony at the Mamamma Ishwara Kovil in Batticaloa and bathed in the river according to their religious rites.

According to media reports, religious observances like this also contributed to the worst corona wave in India.