PBMC chairperson greets citizens on Pongal

Port Blair
13 Jan 2017

On the auspicious occasion of Pongal, B. Eswar Rao, Chairperson, Municipal Council on behalf of Port Blair Municipal Council conveyed his wishes to all. We are all know that  Pongal is one of the most popular thanksgiving or Harvest festival of South India, mainly celebrated at the end of harvest season, he said. Thai Pongal, is timed by an astronomical event - the winter solstice.  Pongal is traditionally dedicated to the Sun God Surya and marks the beginning of the northward journey of the Sun from its southernmost-limit, a movement traditionally referred to as uttarayana.  Once again “Happy pongal and Happy Makar Sankranthi”, he added.