The Thai Pongal 2014 will be celebrated tomorrow, the Tuesday, 14th January 2014. The Principal Mr.V.Ganesharajah, together with his staff and students, extends warm wishes for a very happy Thai Pongal to Jaffna Hindu Community and well-wishers, and offers special prayers to Gnanavairaver Peruman on behalf of all. The Jaffna Hindu web team also joins with him in wishing all a very special Thai Pongal and a prosperous and joyous year ahead. May the Thai brings all glories into your life.
Thai Pongal is celebrated on the first day of the month Thai of the Tamil calendar. Thai is the first month of the Tamil Almanac. The day normally falls between 12th and 15th of the month of January in the Christian calendar.
This festival is celebrated by one and all as it is non-relevance to any particular religious faith. The whole Tamil population of the world celebrate it without any differences. Therefore it is widely known as "Tamil Thai Pongal" or the "Festival of the Tamils".