The women’s wing of the Kerala Brahmana Sabha, Thiruvananthapuram district unit, is organising a food festival on Saturday and Sunday in connection with the World Women’s Day.

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee general secretary Padmaja Venugopal will inaugurate the festival on Saturday at the Theerthapada Mandapam in East Fort. Actor Menaka Suresh will receive the first sale.

The festival is being organised to encourage the women who have taken up cooking as a source of income and to promote their products. Various cultural programmes will be organised as part of the festival.