Bhogi Pandigai 2018: When Is Pongal in 2018, 2019, 2020?

Bhogi is the first day of the four-day Pongal festival. According to the Gregorian calendar, it is normally celebrated on 13 January but sometimes it is celebrated on 14 January. … It is a festival celebrated widely in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

  • In 2018, the Pongal dates are January 13-16. The main festivities occur on January 14 (known as Surya Pongal or Thai Pongal). 
  • In 2019, the Pongal dates are 14-17. The main festivities occur on January 15.
  • In 2020, the Pongal dates are 14-17. The main festivities occur on January 15.

Pongal Dates Detailed Information

A special puja is performed on the first day of Pongal before the cutting of paddy. Farmers worship the sun and the earth by anointing their plows and sickles with sandalwood paste. It is with these consecrated tools that the newly-harvested rice is cut.

Pongal 2018 Jan 14 Sunday
Mattu Pongal 2018 Jan 15 Monday
Kaanum Pongal 2018 Jan 16 Tuesday

 

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