Pongal is a Tamil harvest festival. It is celebrated for four days, starting in the mid of January. This corresponds to the last day of the Tamil month Maargazhi to the third day of the Tamil month Thai. This festival of joy is believed to bring prosperity for home and harvesting fields.
People prepare pongal dish on this auspicious day and serve it to sun god. Later this pongal dish would be shared with the people around. Great collection of Pongal 2016 images and pictures online.