Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took half in Pongal celebrations on the residence of Union Minister L Murugan in New Delhi.
Conveying his greatest needs on the event of Pongal, the Prime Minister stated that the festive fervour could be witnessed emanating from each dwelling in Tamil Nadu.
Modi wished for a steady circulation of the stream of happiness, prosperity and contentment within the lives of all residents. He additionally famous Lohri celebrations going down on Saturday, the festive event of Makar Uttarayan on Sunday, Makar Sankranti to be celebrated on Monday and the onset of Magh Bihu very quickly. Modi conveyed his greatest needs to all residents for the continued festive interval within the nation.
The Prime Minister expressed enjoyment of recognising related faces and recalled assembly them throughout Tamil Puthandu celebrations final 12 months. Thanking L Murugan for the invite, Modi stated that the sensation is much like celebrating festivities with household and buddies.
Quoting nice saint Thiruvalluvar, the Prime Minister highlighted the function of educated residents, sincere businessmen and good crop in nation-building and stated that in Pongal, recent crop is obtainable to God which places ‘Annadata Kisans’ on the centre of this festive custom.
He underlined the agricultural, crop and farmer connection of each pageant of India. He recalled how final time, he talked in regards to the connection between millets and Tamil traditions. He expressed happiness that there’s a new consciousness in regards to the superfood Shri Anna (millet) and plenty of youth have taken up startup ventures on millets. He knowledgeable that greater than 3 crore farmers doing millet farming, are immediately getting benefitted from millet promotion.
Observing the custom of drawing Kolam exterior the homes by girls from the Tamil group throughout Pongal celebrations, the Prime Minister dwelled on the method and famous that the design is laid by making a number of dots on the bottom utilizing flour, each having a distinct significance, however the actual look of the Kolam turns into extra magnificent when all these dots are joined and stuffed with color to create an enormous art work.
Drawing similarities to India’s range with Kolam, the Prime Minister stated that when each nook of the nation connects emotionally with one another, the nation’s energy seems in a brand new kind. “The festival of Pongal reflects the national spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, ” Modi remarked.
He additionally famous that the identical spirit could be witnessed within the custom began by Kashi-Tamil Sangamam and Saurashtra-Tamil Sangamam which data enthusiastic participation by folks from the Tamil group in massive numbers.
The Prime Minister stated, “This feeling of unity is the largest power to construct a Viksit Bharat by 2047. The predominant factor of the Panch Pran that I’ve invoked from the Red Fort is to energise the unity of the nation and to strengthen the unity.”