Thiruonam on the last day unites Keralites around the world in Onam celebrations

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Keralites around the world are celebrating "Thiruonam", the 10th and most important day of the grand Onam cultural festival.

An Overview of the News 

  • Onam is the harvest festival of Kerala, symbolizing themes of prosperity, inclusiveness, and unity.

  • Regardless of religious affiliation, people in Kerala come together to honor the memory of Mahabali, the godly and mythical king, marking Onam as a time of unity.

  • The festival is marked by various rituals, which include a grand Onasadya feast, vibrant Pookkalam flower decorations, wearing a new dress called Onakodi, and engaging in cultural activities such as the Ujayalattam dance and Pulikalli procession.

  • Additionally, the vibrant Vallamkalli boat race and the heartwarming tradition of reuniting families contribute to the charm of the festival.

About Kerala

  • Capital - Thiruvananthapuram

  • Governor- Arif Mohammad Khan

  • Chief Minister - Pinarayi Vijayan

Origin of rivers in Kerala

  • Periyar River

  • Bharathapuzha River

  • Pamba River

  • Chaliyar River

  • Chalakudy River

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