Kerala festivals - "Nercha"

“Nercha” is celebrated annually in some mosques of Kerala usually in the name of a saint lived in that area. The celebration includes different teams from the nearer area will arrive the mosque accompanied with ornately decorated elephants, music bands and different art forms like Kolkali, Aravana muttu, Muttum viliyum etc. Flag hoisting will take place at noon when all teams will reach the mosque.

Feeding the poor people in the Mosque is the most important thing on Nercha.

The celebrations will carry on till late night. In most places orchestra and other entertainment programmes would be there at night.

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