Fast, Fair and Festivals of India Fast, Fair and Festivals of India
Celebrated In : Kochi, Kerala
Celebrated in : The last week of December
In the memory of : Late Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi
Main Attraction : Snake Boat
Indira Gandhi Boat Race is a grand fest on the rolling backwaters of Kochi. Conducted in the last week of December, it is a fitting finale to the Tourism Fair, which attracts travellers from all parts of the globe.
The sixteen majestic snake boats racing neck to neck in gaiety and competition to the sky-rending cheers of the multitudes, is a unique sight. The coveted trophy of the race was instituted in memory of Indira Gandhi, the late Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi Boat Race