Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the entire nation on the occasion of Onam, on Wednesday.
PM has tweeted, “Onam wishes to you all. I pray that this special festival furthers the atmosphere of harmony and happiness across the nation.”
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi
The festival of Onam marked the beginning of the harvest season in various parts of the country, especially in the southern states.
Onam reflects the central role of agriculture in our society. Also, this annual festival of Kerala is also celebrated as the annual of the homecoming of King Mahabali, who is believed to come from the nether world, in order to check on his citizens.
The festival attracts hundreds of people from across the country in this state, which is also known as the Gods own country.