Pongal Festival 2023 Theme and History: 15th January

Pongal Festival 2023 Theme and History: Candidates preparing for the competitive exam should study about the Pongal festival 2023. It is one of the important days in January. Pongal Festival 2023 is observed on 15th January. The primary festival day is the second day, also known as Perum Pongal or Surya Pongal when Hindus worship the Sun God and his attendants Chaya and Samgnya. Additionally, today marks the start of the Tamil month of Tai. On this day, folks use Kolam decorations made of red clay and rice flour to adorn their homes. Pongal Festival 2023 Theme will be updated on this page. Students preparing for the exam should read this article completely to know about the theme and other details. To know about other important national and international days in January, please click the link below.

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Pongal Festival 2023 

Check the Pongal festival 2023 date below:

  • Every Year Pongal is celebrated on 14th January. This Year, Pongal Festival 2023 is observed on the 15th January 2023.


Pongal Festival History

  • Some claim that Pongal has a history that goes back more than 2000 years. People think that the festival was observed during the days of the ancient Chola Empire.

  • The Sangam Age, which lasted from 200 BC to 300 AD, is also thought to be the time when Pongal was first celebrated. It was originally a Dravidian harvest celebration, although Sanskrit Puranas also make reference to it.


Pongal Festival 2023 Theme

Pongal Festival 2023 theme has not been published. Once the Pongal Festival 2023 Theme is published it will be updated on the Pongal Festival  2023 Theme Page.

Pongal Festival 2023 Significance

Let us see about Pongal Festival 2023 Significance in detail.

  • Harvest festival known as Pongal is primarily observed in Tamil Nadu. Pongal will be observed from January 15 to January 18 this year.

  • The first day of the celebration is known as Bhogi Pongal which is also the last day of the Tamil month Margazhi. On this day, people burn their old and unwanted household items and buy new products.


Pongal Festival 2023 FAQs

Q: When is Pongal Festival 2023 observed?

A: Pongal Festival 2023 is observed on 15th January.

Q: Pongal festival is also called as?

A: Pongal Festival is also called as Perum Pongal or Surya Pongal.

Q: On which Tamil month Pongal festival is celebrated?

A: Pongal Festival is celebrated on the Tamil month of Tai.

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