Kerala celebrating Thiruonam today

Today, Kerala is celebrating the biggest cultural festival Thiruonam (the 10th day) and the most auspicious day of Onam. The harvest festival of Kerala ‘Onam’ falls in the first month of Malayalm calendar, chingam. Keralites across the globe irrespective of religious differences is celebrating the festival in full vigour. It is believed the state had its golden period during the reign of King Mahabali and his annual visits to his subjects marks the Onam celebrations.