Amid Covid 19 pandemic, Keralites across the globe is celebrating Thiruonam today, the biggest cultural festival of the State.
AIR correspondent reports, today is Thiruonam, the most auspicious day of Onam.
Onam is being celebrated by all Keralaites irrespective of religion symbolising secularism and harmony.
Onam marks the season of plenty, but this time the celebrations are strictly adhering to covid protocols.
Authorities had alerted the public to follow extra vigil during the celebrations.
People at large will be celebrating the festival in their homes.
As large gatherings are prohibited onapookalam, onakalikal, onasadhya, will all be restricted to one’s own home.
But the spirit of Onam, that instills hope and prosperity is in its full glory, that hopes to bring a new dawn free of pandemic and a better future.