CM inaugurates week-long Onam celebrations in state

Posted on:14 Sep 2016 09:19:19
CM inaugurates week-long Onam celebrations in state
14 September 2016 Current Affairs: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has inaugurated the Onam celebrations in Thiruvannanthapuram.

The inaugural ceremony also witnessed the state government honouring noted playback singer P Jayachandran, who has completed 50 years in the field of music. 

Onam is the harves festival of Kerala, India. It is also the State festival of Kerala with State holidays on 4 days starting from Onam Eve (Uthradom) to the 3rd Onam Day.

The festival falls during the Malayalam month of Chingam (Aug - Sep) and marks the commemoration of home-coming of the mythical King Mahabali.

 

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