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In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?

[A]. Onam
[B]. Rongali Bihu
[C]. Navratri
[D]. Pongal

Answer: Option A


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Jack said: (Aug 25, 2011)  
Bihu is the famous festivals of assam.

Seema Bains said: (Apr 29, 2013)  
Onam is festival of Kerala.

Sheelu Simon said: (Jun 21, 2013)  
Onam is the festival of kerala. It celebrates 10 days. Onam festival is falls during malayali month chingam (aug- sept) and marks the homecoming of legendary king MAHABALI. It brings out the best of kerala tradition&culture. Attakkalam, thiruvathira, boatrace, food, pulikkally are the main attraction of onam.

Gurpreet Singh said: (Sep 14, 2013)  
Which state pongal is celebrate?

Abhinav Anand said: (Nov 22, 2013)  
Onam as during this festival all long boats with pointed ends have a race. This festival is mostly celebrated in Kerala.

Abhishek said: (Feb 1, 2014)  
Pongal is related to Tamil Nadu.

Nagajothi said: (Aug 7, 2014)  
Pongal celebrated by Tamil Nadu. January 13th -16th. It celebrates 3 days. First day was KANUM Pongal. Second day was Thai Pongal. Third day celebrates Kanu Mattu Pongal. Last day was UZhavar (Kissan) day.

Gopi said: (Nov 23, 2015)  
ONAM, the boat race is called Arammulla Uthrattathi vallam kali in Kerala which is connected to Onam only. Hence, my answer is 100% correct.

Hyma said: (May 26, 2016)  
Onam is the biggest and the most important festival of the state of Kerala. Boats race is special in that festival.

Binoy said: (Jul 24, 2016)  
Rangoli Bihu is one of the three famous festivals of Assam.

Arsalan Memon said: (Aug 7, 2016)  
Onam is the biggest and the most important festival of state Kerala.

Rachana said: (May 28, 2017)  
Similar to pongal in Tamil Nadu.

Sankranthi is celebrated in Andhra Pradesh.

Bobby said: (Nov 25, 2017)  
Sankranti is marked as the beginning of a month in the sidereal solar calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Odisha, Punjab, Gujarat & Nepal.

Kankan Kalita said: (May 15, 2018)  
Onam is the most popular festival in Kerala and is celebrated with great pomp and show. It is believed to be the National festival of Kerala. Onam is celebrated each year in the month of August-September which according to the Malayalam calendar is the first month of the year called Chingam.

Niya said: (Aug 6, 2018)  
Onam is the popular festival in Kerala.

Ajay Sharma said: (Sep 13, 2019)  
When did the government declared Onam as their State Festival?

Bharath Satheesan said: (Aug 23, 2020)  
The special type of food that we eat in Onam is known as 'Onasadya'. 'Onasadya' means 'Onam banquet'. It is also known as 'Onam sadya'.

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