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During the 12-day-long biennial cultural fest of Irinjalakuda –Thanima 2015 – a group of 5,211 women performed the largest Thiruvathira dance at Christ College ground, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Kerala on Feb 2, 2015. The performers, aged between 5-90, were trained by Jitha Benoy for the 15 min performance. Thanima is organised by a special committee chaired by the local MLA and Chief Whip Adv Thomas Unniyadan in association with the local self-governing bodies.