2nd March 2018- preparations over two months to conduct the 'pongala' festival is in the finishing stages, has a unique feature this year. 'Green Protocol'will be strictly followed during the festival.
What is Geen Protocol?
'Green protocol' means banning the use of plastic, other non-bio-degradable articles including disposable glasses and plates during the festival- by the state government of Kerala, City Corporation of Thiruvananthapuram and the state government has taken measures to inform this through many ways- radio, Newspapers, and banners well in advance.
This will be the first pongala with"green protocol" being held in Thiruvananthapuram.