March is full of achievements and festivals in South India:

 

  1. Parippally Gajamela(5th March): It is a ten days’ festival celebrates at Paripally Kodimootil Sree Bhadrakaali Temple, Kollam district. Every year 50 elephants get decorated royally as the part of the rituals on the last of the festival. These elephants are the offerings to the Goddess. Few cultural programmes are also arranged during the event on the temple’s premises.
Parippally Gajamela
Parippally Gajamela
  1. Tamil Nadu inventor boy of 10th Standard (6th March):  Akash Manoj, a class 10 student from Tamil Nadu, has invented a unique device which can predict the silent heart attack. He presented the device in the Innovation Exhibition at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The boy can save thousands of life every year.
  1. The government of Telangana honours 24 women (8th March): On International Women’s Day Telangana govt, announced the award for 24 strong women from various fields. The Minister OF Women and Children has selected the awardees. The award will be honoured with 1 lakh cash prize and a citation. 
Chinakkathoor Pooram
Chinakkathoor Pooram
  1. Chinakkathoor Pooram (11th March): A cultural and a religious festival of Kerala is held every year at Chinakkathoor Bhagavathi Temple of Palakkad district. It is a colourful festival where we can enjoy marching of 33 decorated. A shadow puppetry show called Tholpavakoothu, , is another interesting part in the festival.
  1. Tamil Nadu budget (16th March): It will be the maiden budget for Edappadi K Palaniswami government in Tamil Nadu. The speaker, P Dhanapal has summoned the Legislative Assembly to gather at 10.30am on March 16. Governor C Vidyasagar Rao has scheduled 16th march as the date to present the budget for the year 2017-2018 and 23rd March  as the date to present the vote on account for the year 2017-2018.
Malanada Kettukazcha
Malanada Kettukazcha
  1. Malanada Kettukazcha, Kerala (24th March): It is festival of colourful carnival where70 to 80 feet tall decorated structures are carried in procession. These structures brought to this festival are designed by people of the surrounding villagers. The festival takes place in Poruvazhi Malanada Temple, Adoor of Pathanamthitta district.
  1. Gudi Padwa (28th March): The festival is celebrated on the eve of Hindu New Year in South India. It is believed that the Lord Brahma created this world on this day. People worshiped for the well being of world in the upcoming days. A special south Indian dish called Obbattu or Holige is cooked only in Karnataka on the occasion of Gudi Padwa.
Gudi Padwa
Gudi Padwa
  1. Hyderabad DEO won the national award (8th March): Education officer, Gajarla Ramesh of Telangana received The National Award for his Innovative ideas. The present DEO of Hyderabad has been awarded for using ICT in teaching-learning processes among 123 officers who competed across the country. The educational ideas are recognised by the Central government’s National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUPEA).

 

 

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