PM Modi greets Malayalis as Chingam commences
Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered his greetings to people on Monday at the start of the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam.
On August 17, Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered his greetings to Keralites at the start of the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam.
"As the month of Chingam commences, my greetings to everyone, especially my Malayali sisters and brothers.
I pray that the coming year brings with it success, good health and prosperity for all," he said in a tweet.
The Prime Minister tweeted the message in both English and Malayalam.
Meanwhile, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which runs 1000-odd temples in south Kerala, had decided to open all shrines under its control from August 17, Malayalam New Year Day, except Sabarimala.