Jan. 15, 2022

Makar Sankranti, Bihu & Pongal were recently celebrated.


  • In Tamil Nadu, the beginning of the month Thai, marking the onset of Spring Harvest season is celebrated as Pongal.

  • Pongal is a menu cooked with milk, rice, moongdhall, jaggery and ghee in painted rice pots in traditional clay stoves outside the houses under the sugarcane pandal.

  • In Assam, the Magh or Bhogali bihu is being celebrated across the state with traditional fervor and gaiety.

  • Traditional Meji and Bhelaghar made of thatch and woods have been set on fire  amidst chanting of prayers.