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Gandhi Statue  
   

Gandhi Statue

..on the promenade
Le Pondy Pongal

January 15th 2007
Happy Pongal! It's festival time here in Tamil Nadu. With the arrival of the harvest, Hindus celebrate with the month-long Pongal festival which culminates with public holidays for all. Our visit has coincided with the holidays which is a bitter-sweet situation for us. On the plus side the people are happy, joyous and welcoming but on the negative side, prices are racked up and accommo ... read more
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