The local churches in Mylapore have planned the festivities for the Pongal celebration.
At Our Lady of Guidance church in R.A.Puram, the Pongal celebration will begin from 6 a.m.
In the morning at 7 a.m., special Holy Mass will take place. Later, sakkarai pongal will be cooked and distributed to the people. Says Parish priest of this church Rev Fr. Y.F. Bosco, “From 9 a.m., competitions like Uriyadi (pot breaking), musical chair, and tug of war will be conducted for children and adults.”
At Our Lady of Light Church in Luz, Pongal will be cooked in the open area at the church’s campus. After that Uriyadi (pot breaking) celebration will take place.