The Malayali staff under the leadership of Haridas Thekkummuri celebrate Onam at India House….reports Asian Lite
It was a proud moment for every Keralites. Onam, the harvest festival of Kerala, was celebrated at India House in London with all its grandeur. High Commissioner of India Mr Navtej Sarna was the chief guest. The writer/diplomat was delighted to see the cultural diversity of Kerala. Prominent Malayali businessman and Senior Administrative Officer Mr Haridas Thekkummuri co-ordinated the event.
Rohini Menon deliver a speech on the history of Onam. A floral decoration (Pookkalam), arranged by various Kerala staff of HCI enthused the visitors. The female staff of HCI also performed Thiruvathirakalli, a traditional dance form of Kerala. A video showcasing Kerala tourism and ayurveda was also played at the event.
Kerala Group of Restaurants, the renowned South Indian restaurant group in London, served traditional Kerala food to all after the function.