Pongal 2018: Dates, History And Importance Of The Harvest Festival
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Pongal 2018: Dates, History And Importance Of The Harvest Festival

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Pongal, celebrated mainly in Tamil Nadu, is a popular harvest festival and marks the auspicious beginning of the sun's northward journey towards the equinox, known as Uttarayan. Pongal celebrates the first harvest of the year. The festival, which is celebrated over four days, coincides with Makar Sankranti and Lohri, which is celebrated in North India.

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