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Sharjah to Malaysia: How Indians celebrate Onam

Last updated on: September 14, 2016 18:00 IST
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We'd asked you, dear readers, to share your Onam pics
Presenting the latest set of responses.

Take a look.

IMAGE: Savita Borkar, 30 from Mumbai sent us this lovely pookalam made at her office in Mumbai.

IMAGE: Pratish Nair, 34 shared this picture of a pookalam made by his wife Lathamobi Nair, 31.
Their one-year old daughter Tanishqa is seen marvelling at the pookalam in the photo. The Malaysia-based couple celebrate Onam by "making traditional Kerala food at home and sharing it with Malaysian neighbours."

IMAGE: Sushil from Yahoo, Bangalore shared this image of him along with with colleagues competing in vadam vali (tug of war) to celebrate Onam.

IMAGE: Jessy John shared this rather creative Onam portrait.

IMAGE: Deepu from Chembur, Mumbai shared this photo and wrote: "Onam is celebrated with a colourful pookkalam and the grand sadya in a vazhayila (plantain leaf). Get together with family is the essence of this celebration."

IMAGE: Here's a closer shot of the pookalam.

IMAGE: Deepika from Nagercoil sent us this image of a colourful pookalam.

IMAGE: Akash, 20 from Periyar, Kerala shared this image of Onam celebrations with a cute companion posing next to the pookalam.

IMAGE: Sandesh Nambiar, 21 shared this image of pookalam put together by Youth Wing members of Kannur Welfare Association (KANWA), Kalyan.

IMAGE: Saj Sadanand shared this image of his niece Shravika posing next to her pookalam.

IMAGE: And lastly, we have Sangeeth Mega, 34, from Sharjah, UAE shared this bright and colourful pookalam

Send us your Onam pookalam pictures to (subject line: Onam Pics) and tell us how you celebrate the festival. 

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

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