As nation is celebrating the festival of Onam with traditional fervour and gaiety today (September 14), the Nawab of Najafgarh said Lord Vishnu delivered the 'biggest googly' as Vaman Avatar on King Mahabali, outcome of which is the festival of Onam.
"#OnThisDay one of the biggest Googly was thrown by Lord Vishnu as Vaman Avatar on King Mahabali , he passed it . Outcome is Onam. #HappyOnam," tweeted Sehwag.
The harvest festival of Onam is the biggest festival celebrated in Kerala and marks the commemoration of home-coming of the King Mahabali after Lord Vaman, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, tested him.
Sehwag, who has developed a knack for funny and witty tweets, tickled the funny bones of fans. (Narendra Modi greets nation on Onam)
People celebrate this day wearing their best attire, offer prayers at temples as the day is marked by feast and festivities, including cultural programmes organised by various institutions.
Flower mats (Pookalam) are also laid in houses. Heavy rush was witnessed at temples, including at the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayappa at Sabarimala, Sree Krishna Temple at Guruvayur and Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple here.