Photograph of men racing their oxen in the Maramadi festival held in Kalluvathukkal village in Kollam, Kerala

Maramadi (Ox race) | Kalluvathukkal, Kollam, Kerala, India

Maramadi (Ox race) is an agricultural festival of Kerala which takes place during the harvest season. It is a race between several pairs of oxen, where each pair is controlled by three men and is held in freshly ploughed paddy fields.