Tamil Sangam releases new Tamil calendar

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Puducherry, Jan 25 (UNI) The Puducherry Tamil Sangham has brought out a Tamil calendar with the first day of the Tamil month 'Thai' marking the Tamil New Year Day.

CPI Legislator R Viswanathan handed over the first copy of the calendar to Venkatanagar Councillor Tamizharasi at a function here last night.

The Tamil Nadu Government had announced on the floor of the State Assembly on January 23 that the first day of 'Thai' would be celebrated as the Tamil New Year day. Hitherto, the first day of 'Chithirai' month was celebrated as the New Year day.


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