Unquestionably, Pongal is one of the most important and grandly celebrated festivals in the southern parts of India and since Pondicherry belongs to that part, it also celebrates this significant festival. Pongal is a new year celebration of the southern areas just like every other celebration in the world. Only that the way of welcoming the year is a little different. The festival is celebrated somewhere between 13th to 16th January and it is feeling of joy to be a part of this type of celebration.
There are various traditional customs which take place in the process of welcoming the year.
From decorating their houses to wearing new clothes, from making various delicious recipes to meeting closed ones, the festival is just full of love and warmth.
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Pongal is celebrated in many different parts of India. Puducherry also celebrated it with extreme fun and fervor. You can reach here by the nearest railway station which is Villupuram which is connected to all major cities of India.
15 January 2020 - 18 January 2020
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