>Pongal is a harvest festival widely celebrated by Tamils in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu
and in Sri Lanka and it is refered as Thai Pongal that means boiling over or spill over.
This year Pongal 2011 is on January 14, Friday and it will be celebrated all over India by Hindus.The southern Railway will announce the special trains for pongal festival and online train ticket booking for pongal festival will be started.
The day preceding Pongal in Tamil Nadu is called Bhogi when people discard old things and focus on new belongings.
Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India. For as long as people have been planting and gathering food, there has been some form of harvest festival.
Four Days Of Pongal:
* Thai Pongal
* Maattu Pongal
* Kaanum Pongal