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Maramadi Mahotsavam

A post-harvest festival, Maramadi Mahotsavam, popularly known as Cattle Race, coincides with Onam in Kerala.

Also known as Kala Poothu, it is an annual event to showcase the might and skill of farmers and cattle. The specialty is that a pair of oxen is contested at a time through ploughed field, which is filled with water.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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