Kerala Piravi (Birth of Kerala), Keralites celebrate today on November 1. The state was fashioned on 1st November 1956 when India got independence from British.
The name Kerala was fashioned from the term ‘Kera’ means that coco, and ‘alam’ means that land. Keralam- means that, the Land of Coconut trees. within the starting Kerala consisted of 3 provinces, Travancore, domestic fowl and Malabar.
It is believed that Kerala was fashioned by Parashuraman, the sixth incarnation of Lord Mahavishnu. in keeping with Hindu mythology, he threw his axe (parashu) across the ocean northerly from Kanyakumari to carve a land, and therefore the place wherever the axe landed fashioned Kerala