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What are the Pongal Dates in 2014, 2015, 2016?

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What are the Pongal Dates in 2014, 2015, 2016?

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Question: What are the Pongal Dates in 2014, 2015, 2016?
Answer:

Pongal is celebrated at the same time every year, at the start of the Tamil month, Thai. The festival begins on either January 13 or 14 and lasts for four days.

  • In 2014, the Pongal dates are January 13-16. The main festivities occur on January 14 (known as Surya Pongal or Thai Pongal).
  • In 2015, the Pongal dates are January 14-17. The main festivities occur on January 15.
  • In 2016, the Pongal dates are January 14-17. The main festivities occur on January 15.

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