Onam festivities assist in transcending many borders

Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: Marat hispeaking R.Sudhakar after winning Mr.Kerala award at the Onam celebrations at Sundaram Infotech Solutions proved that the festival had dissolved all borders—political, social and language—in this globalised era.

Mr.Sudhakar. Associate Manager for Business Development with the company says, "These celebrations make us become more peopleoriented. This also acts as a catalyst for innovation and creativity which is essential for survival in a &balked world," he adds.

The entire 9th floor facility decorated with traditional pookkalam wore a festive look on Friday evening with many employees turning up in traditional Malayalam attire.

"R. Sudhakar was chosen for his attire, accessories and for his special speech on the signilicance of Want which was rendered in a very humorous way," said Deepa Ramesh, a member of the jury.

Ms. Monica Jeevan, of Technolow team, was awarded the Ms. Kerala title.

"The motivation of the team remains high with these celebrations. Around 80 of the total 400 members of Sundaram Infotech Solutions donated blood recently. These type of festivities help to understand the significant aspects of the culture of the various people they work with," said S. Navaneetha Krishnan, Group ManagerJIB, Sundaram irifotech Solu tions.

Mr. Paramesh Krishnaier, Executive Director. Sundaram Finance Ltd., gave away the prizes.

Onam at College

Asan Memorial College of Arts and Science celebrated Onam on Wednesday. Various events including Pookkalam contest, Onam Sadhya and a documentary film on Onam were part of the celebrations, according to a release.