Legislator Bosworth Joins Festival of Onam Celebration
Onam is the biggest festival in the Indian state of Kerala occurring during the Malayali month of Chingam (August to September) and marks the homecoming of legendary King Mahabali. In India, the Carnival of Onam lasts for ten days bringing out the best of Kerala culture and tradition.
Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth (D-Great Neck), center, joined the Indian American Malayalee Association of Long Island
when they celebrated the Festival of Onam at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building. She was joined by,
Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi, top, left, center; Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel, top, fourth from right;
Nassau County Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey, top, third from right; Town of North Hempstead Clerk Leslie Gross, ninth from right; Benjamin George, President of the IAMA; Thomas George, General Secretary of the IAMA; Baby Kuriakose, Treasurer of the IAMA;
Kalathil Varughese, Chairman of the IAMA; and Mohinder Singh Taneja, Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs, sixth from left.