A food festival is being held in trivandrum for raising fund for charity activities of lourd matha care. The lourde matha care is a charity organisation which function under the lourde ferona church located in PMG Junction. Isn’t it feel good when you eat your most loved delicacies. It feels more good if you know that a part of the money you are paying is used for charity puposes. The food festival will be inaugurated by the Honorable Speaker of Kerala, G Karthikeyan in church premises. The festival is being organised till the 8th of this month. Local and indegenious recepies which are famous in different parts of kerala are being served in the festival like, kappa, fish curry, chappathy, beef, pothu ulathiyathu, pork and mutton roasts, fried rice, kuttanadan tharavu (duck) curry will be readily available in the festival. A thattukada will also be there where people can enjoy the local snacks along with tea like various vadas and banana fries. A special consumer exhibhition is also being held along with the food festival where people can buy or book consumer durables and new cars / apartments.
Lots of devotees are visiting pazhavangadi temple to see the god in a newly consecrated golden idol. For the past one week several special poojas were happening in the temple for the consecration of this new idol in the temple. People have started coming from far away places to see the god in new golden idol. Secuirty in the temple has been tightened as more soliders been deployed. Indian Army is taking care of the security which is the unique feature of this temple. Golden idol for the god has been made by the gold offerings made by the people to the temple. The festival of reconsecration of the idol will end on the 7th for this month with Sahasrakalasha Abhishekam. It is expected that the number of people visiting the temple will increase during the holidays of Saturday and Sunday. Devotees who are visiting padmanabhaswamy temple is visiting pazhavangadi ganapathy temple once the golden idol of the lord Vighneshwara is in place.
The government of kerala has intervened into the matter regarding the cancellation of 60 Air India Express schedules to Gulf. The chief minister of kerala has convened a meeting to talk about this issue which adversely affect gulf malayaless during vacation time in the country. The meeting is called upon by the chief minister in ernakulam. The talks are being held once the minister for aviation KC Babu has raised this issue. Air india has cancelled those scheduled citing the reason of rescheduling it, which are supposed to fly during the days starting from 15th of this month to 30th. Yesterday, air india has released an official press release that it is going to reschedule its timings to assist pilots and other flight employees. Air India has not yet responded with regard to this issue where in they have cancelled the schedules to trivandrum and maintained those in cochin and calicut. In this context the government is convening a meeting to know more about this, the minister said.