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Pongal celebrated in Tuticorin

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Happy pongal: Mayor R. Kasturi Thangam celebrating ‘Samathuva Pongal’ at Tuticorin Corporation on Wednesday. —
Happy pongal: Mayor R. Kasturi Thangam celebrating ‘Samathuva Pongal’ at Tuticorin Corporation on Wednesday. —

Staff Reporter

A large number of women self-help group members take part

Tuticorin: Officials of Tuticorin Municipal Corporation celebrated Samathuva Pongal on its premises in the presence of Mayor R. Kasthuri Thangam on Wednesday. Sweets were distributed to the participants on the occasion.

Apart from the officials, a large number of women self-help group members took part in the celebration. The corporation officials including Deputy Mayor, Thommai Yesuadiyan, Commissioner, P. Kubendran, Executive Engineer, S.A. Rajagopalan, Senior Town Planning Officer, M. Rakkappan along with the councilors from various wards were present.

Students celebrate

Holy Cross Home Science College students celebrated the festival on their college premises with traditional gaiety and fervour. The students staged performances in folk dance which promotes Tamil culture. They also revealed their talents through rangoli. Prizes were distributed to the winners. Later, Sr. Hilda Mary, Principal, rendered the prayer service for the welfare of farmers.

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