Festivities at the Niranam Perunal had a colourful beginning, as the Diocesian Metropolitan HG Youhanon Mar Chrysostomos hoisted the flag. The morning session after the Holy Qurbana, saw the Niranam Diocese meeting of the Akhila Malankara Bala Samajam. Before the flag hosting ceremony, vibrant rallies from different prayer groups in the parish met at the church. Hon. Union Minister of State for Tourism, Alphons Kannanthanam attended the cermony. This was followed by the Marthoman Cultural Meeting, inaugurated by the Honourable Union Minister and attended by Shri Anto Antony MP. HG Mar Chrysostomos led the Holy Qurbana and all the functions thereafter.