Nadda, Rahul to be in Tamil Nadu on Jan 14 to celebrate Pongal


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Nadda, Rahul to be in Tamil Nadu on Jan 14 to celebrate Pongal

Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) BJP President and Rajya Sabha member J.P. Nadda and Congress leader and Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi will be in Tamil Nadu on January 14 and celebrate the harvest festival Pongal.

Nadda will participate in the 'Namma Ooru Pongal Vizha' (our city Pongal festival) organised by the Tamil Nadu BJP unit near here.

Nadda will witness the making of the Pongal, sporting events, traditional arts of Tamil Nadu and also have a bullock cart ride and also give a speech in the end.

Nadda will also participate in annual function of Tamil magazine Thuglak on that day.

On the other hand, Gandhi will witness Jallikattu-the traditional bull taming sport of Tamil Nadu-at Avaniyapuram in Madurai district, said the state unit of Congress.

According to Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC), Gandhi will witness Jallikattu on January 14, the day on which the harvest festival Pongal is celebrated in the state.

The tag line for Gandhi's Tamil Nadu visit will be 'Rahulin Tamizh Vanakkam'.