Pongal celebrated with gaiety and fervour in Puducherry

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Puducherry, Jan 15 (PTI) Pongal, the festival of harvest,was celebrated with traditional gaiety and fervour inPuducherry today with the people extending greetings to eachother.

People made a beeline to the local temples to offer prayersat the presiding deities.

The turnout was large at Manakula Vinayakar temple, wherespecial poojas and abishegams were performed to the presidingdeity.

Lt Governor Dr Iqbal Singh, Chief Minister V Vaithilingam,Union Minister V Narayanasamy, PCC leader A V Subramanian andhost of leaders of various political parties wished the peoplea happy Pongal.

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