Why you should attend this
Also known as the harvest festival, Pongal is a time of get together, celebration and festivities. Lasting up to 4 days, it happens during the month of January and marks the beginning of good times and is also like a way of showing gratitude to the sun god for a good harvest. People, especially farmers, buy new clothes, sweets and prepare delicacies and spread joy and happiness in their neighborhood.
Who should attend this?
To understand what it means to be into agriculture and farming and how hard it is to get crops harvested. It is also a good way to get in touch with farmers and understand their motivation and traditions. It is celebrated throughout the state and most offices and shops remain closed during this time.