Actor Aparna Pillai has thought of a novel idea for golu this year.The theme is “Rally for Rivers” She has started the nationwide awareness campaign to revive dying rivers. She has custom made dolls to show how each river was born.
She has taken the help of students from Shrine Vailankanni International School. She usually gets a unique idea every year. She worked on the idea a month before Navaratri commenced and got the dolls custom made. She starts with river Kaveri to Chennai’s Cooum and other major rivers,explains how each river originated and also all the fables associated with them.She then moves on toVaigai,Ganges,Brahmaputra, Thamirabarani,Tapti,Narmada and the Godavari. She said that originally the Cooum was a source of fresh water,sadly it has turned into a drainage course.