Big celebrations were missing this year as the people largely celebrated Thiruvonam indoors to commemorate the visit of the righteous king King Mahabali to the lands and people he previously ruled.
A Keralite woman makes 'Pookalam' (flower rangoli) on the occasion of Onam festival, Chikmagalur in Karnataka.
Keralites make 'Pookalam' as they celebrate on the eve of Thiru Onam festival, in Bengaluru.
Keralite women make 'Pookolam' (flower decoration) on the occasion of Onam festival in Coimbatore.
A young woman prepares 'Pookalam' on the occasion of Onam festival, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.