The Tripurari Poornima Festival was celebrated at Vithalapur, Sanquelim, on Sunday.
On this occasion, a boat show and competition was held wherein small models of ships and boats made from thermocole, wood and other materials were displayed. Large number of people from all over the state participated in the event.
According to Indian Mythology, Lord Krishna killed demon Tripurasur on Kartik Poornima Day. To celebrate this occasion, lamps are released in the Valavanti River.
The event was organized by the Department of Art and Culture, Department of Information and Publicity and Goa Tourism Development Corporation, in Collaboration with Deepawali Utsav Samiti, Vithalapur.