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Pondy LG, Chief Minister extend Pongal greetings

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

Bedi and V extended greetings to the people of the

In her message on the eve of the harvest festival, Bedi said, "celebrated with fervour by the Tamils across the world stands out as a unique festival."

The festival is celebrated as a day, to express gratitude to Mother Nature and Sun God, she added.

Narayanasamy wished people on the eve of the

He made a veiled attack on the on the issue of gift hampers and said the government had intended to ensure availability of the freebies for the festival to all families.

However, obstacles had been put in the implementation of the proposal, he said adding they would be removed at the earliest.

The has come under attack from Narayanasamy after she insisted on sticking to a government order which restricted Pongal gift hamper scheme to BPL families in the

Member of Parliament R Radhakrishnan, Ministers and V Vaithilingam extended Pongal wishes to the people.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 16:40 IST