Mathrubhumi Group hosts Onam festivities in Mumbai
Pookalam and Kaikottikali competitions were organised as part of Onam festivities to connect with national, local advertisers and Malayali audience in the city
Kerala’s Mathrubhumi Group organised its 6th edition of Pookalam and Kaikottikali competition in Mumbai recently. The community outreach program was organised as part of Onam festivities to connect with national, local advertisers and Malayali audience living in the city.
The program was inaugurated by T C Suseel Kumar, Managing Director LIC, along with Madhoosudan, Managing Director Sapthevarna Builders; Sunil Kumar, Chairman, Goodwin Jewellers; Jyothis Mohan, Deputy Income Tax Commissioner, Indian Revenue Services; Dr Oomen David, Director, Holy Angels Schools & College; Kamal Krishnan, Head Media Solutions ( Print) Mathrubhumi; Mini Harikrishnan, Regional Manager, Mathrubhumi Mumbai office and Cine actress Athmeeya Rajan.
The competition included participation from 60 teams from Keraleeya Samajan and Associations and attracted over 1200 plus families. The winner of the Kaikottikali contest was Bassein Kerala Samajan and Kalyan West SNDP Branch won the Pookalam competition.
Speaking on this occasion Kamal Krishnan said “It was a pleasure to see such a large gathering of Malayalees in Mumbai coming together to celebrate the festival of Onam much ahead of the festival. The spirit and fervour in which they took part in the celebrations were truly an inspiration. It was also heartening to see that a large part of the gathering belonging to the new and young generation actively participating in the traditional Pookalam and Kaikottikali competitions in the true spirit of Onam.”
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