Hindus celebrate Thai Pongal

TPL | Published: 9:44 AM Jan 14 2022
Local Hindus celebrate Thai Pongal

Hindus across the world celebrate Thai Pongal today (14).

The festival is held at the start of the month according to the Tamil solar calendar.

It is dedicated to the Hindu sun god and corresponds to the harvest festival.

In a message to mark Thai Pongal, president Gotabaya Rajapaksa says it is the aspiration of the majority of Sri Lankans to see success of the national policy for a green agriculture.

He firmly believes that the Thai Pongal festival will provide inspiration towards achieving this.

TPL | Published: 9:44 AM Jan 14 2022

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