As part of the closing ceremony of Onam celebrations, the festive procession will take place on 20th of September 2013. The procession will be starting at around 5 O clock in the evening from Kowdiar and end in Eastfort. Different varieties of 150 floats and 3000 artists will be participating the event. Artforms from Gujrat and Manipur will be participating in the procession. The special guest, the governor of kerala Nikhil Kumar will be watching the event from the VIP pavilion.
Apart from floats of various arts forms and private institutions, there will be floats of central and state government offices and institutes, public limited companies, cooperative institutions etc
All the government offices and education institutions has been declared half day holiday as part of the celebrations , this was declared by Varkala Kahar who is the onam khoshayathra committe chairman.
This year government has spend about 2.26 crs for conducting onam celebration out of which about 30 lakhs is being spend for onam procession (khoshyathra).
Traffic will be regulated from about 1’O clock in the afternoon. Traffic will not be allowed after 1pm in the way from kowdiar to east fort.
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