Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami extended their greetings to the people of Tamilnadu.In his greetings, Banwarilal Purohit, said, 'On the joyous occasion of Pongal and Sankranthi, I extend my best wishes and greetings to the people of Tamilnadu. The Pongal festival is the celebration of harvest, and thanks giving to the Sun God for providing the energy, vitality and life forday to day living and sacrifice of farmers. On this day, we offer our prayers and thank giving for the blessings of Nature and the bounteous harvest that the beginning of the month of ‘Thai’ provides us with'.'The festival Pongal encompasses within itself the concepts of festivity, equality and fraternity. May the onset of Pongal bring greater happiness and prosperity in all our families', he added.
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, extending Pongal greetings to the people, said the Tamils across the world celebrate the festival with gaiety. To facilitate the people to celebrate the festival with enthusiasm. He listed out various schemes initiated by the State government for the welfare of farmers across the State.