In yet another calculated ploy of getting close to Tamils all over the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished Tamils ‘Happy Pongal’ on his Twitter account. The significant thing about the message is that it has appeared in Tamil.
Pongal, one of the most important festival of Tamils, is celebrated with traditional fervour an gaiety. Various political leaders have wished the people of Tamil Nadu and Tamils all over the world a happy Pongal. Modi has also wished them on his Twitte account.
“My happy Pongal wishes to Tamils on this auspicious day. I wish the farmers, who have put in hardwork in the fields to reap harvest for their efforts, a good take at the harvest,” was Modi’s message posted in Tamil on his official Twitter account. Modi has also wished Telugus happy ‘Makar Sankranti’ in Telugu.
The Prime Minister has also posted similar congratulatory wishes on his Twitter account in Odisha and Assamese languages intended to reach people of those regions.