Pongal – 1

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Thai Pongal or Pongal, the most important festivals celebrated by Tamil people at the end of the harvest season. It’s a four day festival from Jan 13 to 16th (the last day of Tamil month Maargazhi to the third day of Thai). The second day is the Thai Pongal.

BHOGI : The first day is celebrated as “BHOGI”. On this day people discard old things and focus on the new belongings. The people light a bonfire and discard all their old things (unwanted) at dawn in the streets. Also on this day they clean, paint and decorate their houses.

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