The festival of Kerala, Onam is hereMuch awaited festival of Kerala is already in front of the houses of Keralaites. The rush at different shops are already on. Shopkeepers have started announcing big offers to attract people.
At the same time items which one need for arranging an Onam feast are showing high prices. Vegetables in general and the banana, which is a must for Onam, in particular are sold at very high prices. Ordinary people may not be in a position to celebrate Onam since it will be very costly for them.
In Kerala another problem is the transportation. No road in Kochi city is motorable, even after much announcements have come from people including ministers that this issue will be solved soon.