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Onam 2019 Date: When is Onam 2019?

Onam 2019 Date in Kerala: According to the Malayalam calendar, Onam, the annual harvest festival of the state of Kerala is usually celebrated for 10 days in the month of Chingam, which, as per the Gregorian calendar, overlaps with the months of August-September.

Onam special: Here's what Onam sadhya, the traditional feast, is all about (with recipes)

It is on the 10th day of festivities or Thiruvonam that the lavish Onam Sadhya is cooked in all households.


Happy Onam 2019: Wishes Images, Quotes, Greetings, Messages, Status, Wallpaper and Pictures

Happy Onam 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Greetings Card, Messages, Photos: Here are some of the wishes that you can share with your friends and family.

Onam 2019: Mohanlal, Nivin Pauly, Rakul Preet Singh and others wish fans

Mohanlal, Nivin Pauly, Rakul Preet Singh, Kajal Aggarwal, and Ajay Devgn among others took to their social media accounts to wish fans a Happy Onam.

Traveling to Kerala for Onam? Here's a list of special bus/ train services from Karnataka

The KSRTC has advised passengers to reserve tickets prior to the date of the journey either through online (www.ksrtc.in) or at computerised KSRTC ticket counters operated at key bus depots across and outside the state.

'This Onam is theirs too': Kerala plans to distribute new sets of clothes at flood relief camps

"During this year's Onam, many of the families are living at relief camps, unable to return to their homes. This Onam is theirs too. Our celebrations would be complete only when the cheers of Onam are transferred to them too," CM Pinarayi VIjayan said.


Onam gift for Kochi as Metro races through city's heart to Thykoodam

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS in charge of urban transport, officially cut the ribbon together, marking the formal start of the Metro services to Thykoodam.

World’s first, fully floral interactive pookkalam at Technopark

Decorated with flowers, the pookkalam has digital data encoded in it in the form of a QR code.

Onam festivities begin in Kerala

According to legends, the festival is celebrated to welcome King Mahabali, whose spirit is believed to visit Kerala at the time of Onam to see his subjects.

Kerala state employees to get week-long holiday beginning September 8

Kerala government offices, state public sector units (PSUs), etc will reopen only on 16 September due to a number of state holidays falling between the dates.

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Happy Onam 2019: Malayalis celebrate the harvest festival across India

From a nine-course feast called Onasadya to festivities called Onakalikal, Onam is the most important annual festival for Malayalis.

Subdued Onam celebrations in flood-battered Kerala

Onam 2018: Keralites celebrate Onam as the state gradually recovers from the disastrous floods that ravaged the coastal state and caused a horrendous loss of life and property which has been recorded as unprecedented in recent times.


Happy Onam 2017: Malayalis celebrate the harvest festival across India

Onam is the biggest festival for Malayalis, and is celebrated with much fanfare not only across through Kerala, but Malayalis around the world. Festivities include musical and dance performances, not to forget the traditional Onam sadhya.

People across India celebrate Onam festival with enthusiasm

The festival of Onam is celebrated in Kerala, in South India, and by Malayalam speaking people all over the world.

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Kerala floods: Onam spirit stays alive in Kalamassery relief camp

In one of the worst-hit areas, the people of Kerala keep up the spirit of Onam.