Some temples performed special prayers Tuesday midnight, while hotels did brisk business with special programmes throughout New Year's Eve.
On Wednesday morning, temples across the state witnessed huge crowds. Special prayers were conducted.
Those who went for a morning walk exchanged New Year greetings even with strangers.
"I went to a temple in the morning to pray for a peaceful 2014," J. Muralidharan, a public sector employee, told IANS.
--IANS (Posted on 01-01-2014)