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Prime Minister to participate in ‘Modi Pongal’ event at Madurai on January 12

- December 31, 2021

Chennai, Dec 31 (BPNS)

BJP Tamil Nadu state president, K. Annamalai has on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would participate in an event ‘Modi Pongal’ named after him. The programme as part of the Pongal festival is organized by the state unit of the BJP.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the inauguration of 11 new medical colleges in Tamil Nadu at Virudhunagar on January 12 Chief Minister M.K. Stalin will also participate in the programme.

BJP state General secretary, Karu. Nagarajan will be in charge of the ‘ Modi Pongal’ event and an integrated committee for the same has already been constituted.

Pongal is a harvest festival of Tamil Nadu that marks the start of the Tamil month of Thai which is usually in mid-January. The four-day Pongal festival of Tamil Nadu commences on January 14th and ends on January 17th. The ‘Modi Pongal’ festival is celebrated by the state unit of the BJP as a prelude to the Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu and is a shrewd political move to resonate with the people of the state.