The Department of Networking organized a session on January 12, 2024, titled “How to Celebrate the Pongal Festival in Tamil Nadu”. The welcome address was delivered by Mr. Arish. P, a II B.Sc. Networking student. The event witnessed active participation from students of the Networking department. Mrs. N.P. Rajeswari, Assistant Professor in the Department of Networking, addressed the gathering.
In her speech, Mrs. Rajeswari elucidated on the traditions associated with Bhogi and Pongal. On this day, people engage in lighting bonfires symbolizing the eradication of negativity and the commencement of new beginnings. Homes are meticulously cleaned, adorned with flowers, lights, and Kolam. Additionally, a special Pongal dish, prepared with freshly harvested rice, jaggery, and milk. The festival spans four days, named Bhogi, Surya, Mattu/Maatu, and Kannum/Kaanum.
Concluding the session, Ms. Charshika, a II B.Sc. Networking student, extended a vote of thanks. She expressed gratitude to the management for their unwavering support in organizing the event. The informative session provided valuable insights into the rich cultural celebrations of Pongal in Tamil Nadu.