Mangaluru, Sep 11, 2016: The Onam festival which is mainly celebrated by Keralites is a festival that unites people of all faiths and helps in promoting religious harmony and brotherhood, said DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai.
He was speaking after inaugurating ’Onam Sambhrama’ organised by the Kerala Samajam at Milagres Auditorium on September 10, Saturday. Celebrating such festivals gains more prominence in the present times when the region has become more communally sensitive, he said.
T K Rajan, President of Kerala Samajam presided over the function. JR Lobo, MLA, A Sadananda Shetty, Chairman of Shreedevi Educational Institute, AJ Shetty, Chairman of AJ Group of Institutions, Vijay Kumar, Kerala Samajam Vice President and others were present.