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Pongal

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Pongal is the most important festival celebrated in Tamilnadu. This is a harvest festival honouring the sun god and the god of rain, Indra. Pongal is the thanks-giving for the plentiful paddy crop.

The actual date for Pongal celebration is 14th January, same as Maha Sankranti. It lasts for four days.

 

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