Kerala Piravi marks the birth of the state of Kerala. The state of Kerala was created on November 1st, 1956. Malayalis from around the world celebrate November 1st as Kerala Piravi, which in Malayalam means the ‘Birth of Kerala’.

2009 marks the 53rd Anniversary of Kerala Piravi. Well back in Kerala, this is one day all gals try to wear the traditional mundu settu and the guys wear the  mundu.