Happy Onam!

The Editorial Team of News & Events wishes all readers a very happy Onam in spite of the prevailing pandemic induced lockdown and other distresses. Stay safe! Stay at home!! Celebrate Onam!!!

Everybody in Kerala knows all these . . .

Onam is an annual holiday and festival celebrated in Kerala, India. It is also a harvest festival, and falls on the 22nd nakshatra Thiruvonam in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam, which in Gregorian calendar overlaps with August–September. According to legends, the festival is celebrated to commemorate King Mahabali, whose spirit is said to visit Kerala at the time of Onam.