Culture of Kerala: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Women participate in Attukal Pongala festival in Kerala

Lakhs of women gathered in the Thiruvananthapuram city of Kerala to perform the annual Attukal Pongala festival at Attukal Devi temple. Amid fear of coronavirus outbreak after six positive cases in the state, many devotees participated in the festival. It is reported that more than 2.6 million people participated in the festival. The temple which ..

Malyalam poet Chemmanam Chacko passes away

Chemmanam Chacko (92), the renowned Malayalam poet and Sahitya Akademi awardee, has passed away in Kochi, Kerala on August 14, 2018. Known for his satirical works, Chacko reacted to the contemporary socio-political issues of Kerala through his poems. Chacko had won several awards, including those by the Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Sanjayan Award, Kunjan Nambiar Kavitha ..