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Pongal

Pongal marks the beginning of the sun's northern journey. It is observed around January 14 of each year, lasting about four days.

Celebration\ Observance

Pongal is celebrated with 4 days of rituals including worship of the sun god, wearing new clothes, decorating homes, and worshipping cattle for the good harvest. This is a time to spend with family and friends. It is a religious holiday, Businesses related to agriculture are closed.

History

Pongal is a Hindu harvest festival marking the end of traditional farming and gathering of the first food from the harvest.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for India.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for India.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for India.


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