In Sanskrit language 'Vishu' means 'equal' . The Vishu festival is a very important part of all the Malayalee people.

      This Hindu festival considered as the advent of the astrological Malayali New Year and the harvest festival, marks the beginning of the spring season.

      Not only a festival of Malayalees, Vishu is celebrated all across India with different names. In Assam Vishu festival is celebrated as Bihu where as in Punjab the festival is recalled as Baisakhi.