In this island there is the custom once every year to take a bath in seven different wells (haiy valhuń feń veruń). This is probably an ancestral Dravidian custom. The Pulaya or Cheruman, an agricultural caste of Kerala, used to take a bath in seven different tanks when they were considering themselves polluted. During the eid festival men cooks (firihenun kekkun) and give a dinner for ladys and then women cooks (anhenun kekkun) and give a dinner to all men in the island. jungle parade which the people of maalhos do is a modified edition of the parade which the armies do.