Happy Pongal 2017 Images: Also known as Thai Pongal, the harvest festival majorly observed by the Tamil people living all across India. It spans over four days in the 2nd week of the first month of the Georgian calendar. Most of the times, it falls on 15th January. The next day coincides with Makar Sankranti images which are the same festival celebrated in different regions and but remains the same in an actual sense. (share: Pongal wishes.)
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The second day of the puja, people follow a custom of boiling up of the milk in new pots and decorating it at their homes. The third day is known as Mattu Pongal which is said to be the day of cows. The bovines are decorated with bells, flowers, and beads, and fed withPongal. Moreover, there is always a bullfight occasion, which is known as Jallikkattu.
The fourth day is known as Kannum Pongal. On this day, the leftover meals are served on a turmeric leaf with rice, betel leaves, betel nuts, turmeric leaves, plantains and two pieces of sugarcane.
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