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The harvest festival similar to Baisakhi, Onam and Pongal is majorly celebrated by the tribal population of Jharkhand on the third moon day of Chaitra month.
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Attukal Bhagavathy Temple which is known as "women's Sabarimala" is famous for its Pongala festival. Women in huge number throng to the temple during the festival.
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Thiruvananthapuram Mayor Arya Rajendran on Sunday said Attukal Pongala festival will be celebrated following green protocol and the preparations are in the final stage.
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"I expect the Government to take appropriate actions against this. We are Hindus and in our culture, the meaning of Hinduism is a way of life and we respect every religion," said an Indian in Sydney while speaking to ANI.
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Pongal was celebrated last month but you're wrong if you think the festivities are over! One of the most auspicious traditions that take place around the time is 'Bommala Koluvu'. It is one of the popular traditions in Andhra Pradesh celebrated during the month of Pongal.
Tamil Nadu BJP President K Annamalai on Thursday slammed the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) government for refusing permission for the Eru Thazhuvuthal festival.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Jaishankar paid an official visit to Sri Lanka on January 19-20. In his fourth bilateral visit to Sri Lanka as EAM, he was accompanied by a four-member official delegation from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
The external affairs minister's visit to Sri Lanka will follow his earlier visits to the island nation in January 2021 and March 2022. Sri Lanka is a close friend and neighbour, and India has stood with the people of Sri Lanka at all times.
"The administration has decided to take extra measures for the safe conduct of the Jallikattu. The display area has been made different from the play area to reduce the risk of injuries," Madurai District Collector Aneesh Sekhar told ANI.
On Kaanum Pongal, there is a tradition where families and relatives meet each other in public places.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI/PNN): The harvest festival- celebrated across the country and known by different names- is just around the corner. Sankranti, Lohri, Pongal, Magh Bihu, and Uttarayan- all signify gratitude for a good harvest and celebrate it with traditional and regional fe
During his address, Wickremesinghe vowed to solve the problems of the people belonging to all sections of the population while batting for a common Sri Lankan identity where all races coexist and achieve economic prosperity.