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Pongal celebrated with gaiety in Pondy

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Puducherry | Sunday, Jan 14 2018 IST
Pongal, the harvest festival is being celebrated with traditional gaiety and enthusiasm in the Union Territory of Puducherry on Sunday. Clad in new clothes, people thronged several temples to offer prayers and distributed sweet Pongal to friends and relatives to mark the occasion. The deity of the famous Manakkula vinayagar temple was adorned with golden shields (Kavacham). Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi,Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, his cabinet colleagues, speaker V Vaithilingam, Lok Sabha member R Radhakrishnan, and leaders of different political parties among others greeted the people on the occasion.UNI PAB PY 1247

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