Pookotta Kalikavu Temple is located in North Kerala. This sacred place is noted for its unique rituals. Ucharal Vela in the shrine is observed in Malayalam Makaram month. Pookotta Kalikavu Ucharal Vela festival 2016 date is February 12.
Ucharal Vela is noted for unique rituals. Such rituals are only performed in this part of Kerala and are closely associated with the agrarian community.
During the period, the shrine is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.
Hundreds of people arrive to witness the ritual.