In her message on the eve of the harvest festival, Bedi said, "Pongal celebrated with fervour by the Tamils across the world stands out as a unique festival."
The festival is celebrated as a thanksgiving day, to express gratitude to Mother Nature and Sun God, she added.
However, obstacles had been put in the implementation of the proposal, he said adding they would be removed at the earliest.
Member of Parliament R Radhakrishnan, Ministers and Assembly Speaker V Vaithilingam extended Pongal wishes to the people.
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