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OD-PONGAL - Telegu community of Berhampur celebrate Pongal festival

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

Berhampur (Odisha), Jan 14 (PTI) The Telugu community in this Silk City of Odisha celebrated the Pongal festival with pomp and gaiety.
Colourful rangoli, traditional bonfire and cultural shows marked the three-day festival that began yesterday in the city, located close to Andhra Pradesh.
Pongal is known as the harvest festival by the Telugu community. The first day of the festival was celebrated as Bhogi yesterday.
Bhogi also marked the closing ceremony of 'Gobbi', a month-long ritual cel ...