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5. 

The 462nd Kandoori festival 2019 has celebrated in which of the following states?

[A]. Andhra Pradesh
[B]. Kerala
[C]. Karnataka
[D]. Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

In Tamil Nadu, the 462nd annual Kandoori festival 2019 has started at nearby Nagore Dargah, a famous Muslim pilgrim centre in Nagore. The 14-day long festival began on 6th February after the holy flag was brought in a procession and hoisted. The Kandoori festival is held to commemorate the death anniversary of 16th century saint Hazrath Syed Shahul Hameed Quadir Wali, who migrated from his native Manickapur near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh and lived in Nagore till his death. As per tradition, one of the five flags was brought from Singapore. The main event of the festival-'Sandanakoodu'(sandal pot) procession- will be held on February 15.

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