Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will inaugurate Lulu Shopping Mall, reportedly the largest in India, at 11 am on Sunday.
The mall would be open to public from 4 pm onwards. Opposition Leader V S Achuthanandan would be the chief guest at the function. Union Ministers Vayalar Ravi, Praful Patel, K V Thomas, state ministers P K Kunhalikutty, K M Mani, advisor to Prime Minister T K A Nair would participate, along with other dignitaries.
Spread across 17 acres, Lulu Shopping Mall with a space of 25 lakh sq ft, has been built on an outlay of `1,600 crore, with 55,000 sq ft dedicated exclusively for kids.
As many as 320 international and national brands have a presence in the mall, out of which, 46 brands would be making an entry to the state for the first time. Nine cinema screens, with a total capacity of 2,250 seats, would open by early April. The mall can be accessed via NH-47 and NH-17.
The mall spots a food court with a capacity of 3,500 people and 18 food counters.
The mall would have an indoor ice-skating rink, a 5-D cinema hall, bowling alleys, water rides and electronic games. The mall provides a parking area for over 3,000 vehicles..