Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and state Chief
Minister K Palaniswami, among other leaders, Monday extended
greetings to the people on the eve of the harvest
festival of Pongal.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "On the
auspicious occasion of Pongal, best wishes to my sisters and
brothers of Tamil Nadu. I pray that this day furthers the
spirit of joy and prosperity in our society. We also salute
our farmers, who work hard to feed the nation."
Asking people to take pride in their tradition and
culture, the Governor said, "Keep the banner of the
Tamil way of life flying high for all times to come."
"On the auspicious occasion of Pongal, I convey my
heartiest greetings and best wishes to the people
of Tamil Nadu," he said.
Chief Minister Palaniswami mentioned about the state
government's Pongal gift of Rs 1,000 to all ration cardholders
besides listing out listed out various initiatives
taken for the welfare of the farmers.
"Let this Pongal bring in prosperity and wellness in
your lives," he said.
DMK president M K Stalin, CPI(M) leader K
Balakrishnan and state BJP president Tamilisai Soundararajan
also extended their greetings.
scheme of providing Rs 1,000 to all ration cardholders on the
occasion of Pongal festival, being celebrated on January
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