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Kerala Day

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Aquib Razack

on 5 November 2012

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Kerala Day Kerala Piravi ( Kerala Day) marks the birth of the state of Kerala.
The state of Kerala was created on November.
November 1 is therefore known as Kerala Piravi Dinam
Malayalees around the world celebrate November 1 as Kerala Piravi,
which in Malayalam means the day Kerala was formed in the earth. Kerala has the highest Human Development Index among all the Indian states.
It has the highest literacy rate (93.91) among Indian states.
It has the highest life expectancy (74 years) among Indian states
It is ranked the least corrupted state in the country
5 of the 10 most livable cities in India are in Kerala Keralites and proud! According to Hindu Myth, Parasurama, the sixth
incarnation of Mahavishnu, created Kerala.
Parasurama flung his axe from Gokarnam to the sea
and the sea receded to form the land Keralam.
Earlier, Kerala was made up of distinct areas. Kerala has long beaches, misty mountains, elegant rivers and charming inland water bodies. Above all it has the soothing greenery all around.Beaches like Kovalam, Shankhumugham and Payyambalam are breathtakingly beautiful. This hills of Wayanad and Idukki are lush green and charming. Rivers like Periyar make picture post card views. The Taste Of Kerala!! Kerala cuisine has a multitude of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes prepared using fish, poultry and meat. Traditional Kerala Fashion Men were dressed in a hand-woven cotton cloth, called mundu. When going outside, they threw a smaller cloth over their shoulders. The hot climate makes this the most comfortable dress. Women of Kerala have adopted the practice of wearing a blouse and a second cloth over the blouse called sari. Both men and women preferred white dresses. The mundus had gold (kasavu) borders for wearing on special occasions. Scenic Beauty The Birth of Kerala Kerala Piravi Dinam Harvest Festival: Onam The history of Kerala, India, goes back more than several millennia. Stone age carving in Edakkal Caves had pictorial writings believed to be dating to at least 5000 BC.From as early as 3000 BC. Kerala had established itself as a major spice trade center.The word Kerala is first recorded (as Keralaputra) in a 3rd-century BCE rock inscription left by the Maurya emperor Asoka.The Land of Keralaputra was one of the four independent kingdoms in southern India during Asoka's time, the others being Chola, Pandya, and Satiyaputra. History of Kerala Done By, Aquib Junaid Razack, Nikhil Jacob George, Nehemiah Damien Emerging Kerala !!! These days, the traditional styles are disappearing among most people. Women of all communities wear the north-Indian style Churidar. Men have taken to shirts and trousers, imitating western fashion (and also finding that these are much more suited to the modern, diverse workplaces and considerable travel). Onam is a Hindu festival celebrated by the people of Kerala, India. The festival commemorates the homecoming of the emperor Mahabali. It is the state festival of Kerala and falls during the month of Chingam. The festival is marked by various festivities, including intricate flower carpets, elaborate banquet lunches etc Rice & Fish is the main food consumed by malayalees. Sadhya is eaten during festive seasons.
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