The Management, staff and students of Hindustan Institute of Technology &Science ,Padur joined together to celebrate the annual harvest festival of Kerala.P0NNONAM 2019 was celebrated with much fervor and enthusiasm at the college campus. The Chief Guest,Prof.K.V.Thomas (former Member of Parliament) emphasized the need of continued determined spirit of Keralitesafter the repeated calamities.Cine Actor,Mr.Munna Simon reminded the students to enjoy the college life without hurting others. The other dignitaries Dr.M.P. Poonia (Vice Chairman,AICTE )and Dr.M.Rajaram(retd.IAS)also commended the rich traditional culture and the scenic beauty of Kerala.The students enthralled the audience with various traditional cultural programmes like Thiruvathira and other folk dances.The traditional outfits of the performers in the fashion show provided the feel of real experience of being in ‘God’s own country’.The efforts of the students was also evident in the floral decoration ,popularly known as “Athapoov”.SinghariMelam troupe ,specially invited for this occasion from Kerala ,maintained the energy of the celebrations,with their synchronized drum beats and brought in a nostalgia of unity in the campus community. On behalf of the management,Dr.AbySam,Director HITS, wished everyone a blessed and prosperous Onam. The event culminated with the sumptuous “Onam Sadhya” a pure vegetarian, traditional Kerala meal which everyone thoroughly enjoyed.