Tag: Pongal

Pongal Festival 2011 in Kolkata at Swabhumi Heritage Plaza

Bengal Tamils celebrate Pongal festival 2011 in Kolkata: The Pongal Festival 2011 was organized by Bharathi Tamil Sangam at Swabhumi Heritage Plaza, Kolkata on 16-01-2011, the next day after Pongal, with able support from other Associations like Calcutta South India Club, Chinmaya Mission, Ved Bhavan, South Indian Association-Howrah, Thiruvalluvar Kalai Mandram-Howrah and others. The Hon’ble …

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Pongal festival in Kolkata

   Bharathi Tamil Sangam of Kolkata organized a special Pongal Festival celebration at Swabhumi at Kolkata on 18-01-2009.  Other associations like South India Club, Muthuramalinga Devar Tamil Sangam, Andhra Association and Karnataka Association also took active participation in celebrating the function.   Mr. S. Mahalingam, a noted entrepreneur in Kolkata, presided over the function.         …

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Tamil New Year on Pongal Day – Controversy

I do not know how many really wished ‘Happy New Year’ on the Pongal Day.  But whoever I spoke to gave me the impression that none exchanged greetings for a Happy New Year.  Only the private TV channels made a feeble reference to celebrating New Year on the Pongal Day.  I think people of Tamilnadu …

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