Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday greeted the Malayalees on the occasion of Onam festival.
“On the auspicious occasion of Onam, I extend my heartiest greetings to my Malayalee brothers and sisters all over the world,” Banerjee tweeted.
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On the auspicious occasion of Onam, I extend my heartiest greetings to my Malayalee brothers and sisters all over the world
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) September 4, 2017
Onam, an annual harvest festival celebrated by the Keralites, is prepping itself to celebrate yet another 10-day long festival- Onam which falls in the Malayalam month of Chingam (August–September) marks the New Year for Malayali Hindus.
Onam Sadhya comprises a 26-dish vegetarian feast which is served on the 10th day of Onam. The meal is traditionally served on banana leaves and the people sit cross-legged on the floor to enjoy the food together with family and friends.