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How are you celebrating Onam? Share your pics

Last updated on: September 04, 2017 11:41 IST

Share your photos and tell us how you are enjoying the festival.


With elaborate feasting and a host of colourful activities and celebrations planned across the state, Onam is undoubtedly the biggest festival of Kerala.

The preparations for Onam start well in advance and one of the rituals followed in most Malayalee households is creating interesting patterns to make a pookalam (rangoli made of flowers).

Onam celebrates the homecoming of King Mahabali and the pookalam is one of the many ways, Keralites welcome the erstwhile king.

Then there is the Onam Sadhya, a delicious vegetarian fare, which traditionally used to have at least 26 dishes.


We ask you, dear readers to share your photos and tell us how you are celebrating the festival.

Send us your Onam pictures to (subject line: Onam Pics) along with a few lines on what special you did this Onam.  

Don't forget to add your NAME, AGE and the place where you LIVE.

We will feature the best responses right here on

Lead pic: Ajay Verma/Reuters 

Tags: Onam