The People of Kalingas called Kelings came to Melaka 500 years ago to trade. While waiting for the winds to take them home, they stayed in Melaka for a few months. While there they married the locals. Their mix descendants a called Chettis. They inherited a rich Hindu culture of rituals unadulteratedby recent modern Hindu migrants.
The Cow is a beast of burden to help us in the field. This celebration is to worship their contribution.