In Sanskrit language 'Vishu' stands for'equal' andis a festival for all not simply the Malayalees. The festival is celebrated all across India with different names. In Assam Vishu festival is celebrated as Bihu, where as in Punjab the festival is known as Baisakhi. The festival of Vishu heralds the beginning of the Malayalee New Year and the festival is celebrated in a big way in Kerala and the adjoining areas of Tamil Nadu. Vishu day marks the Sun’s transit to the zodiac Mesh rashi.