SAMATHUVA PONGAL

The SHGs facilitated by PMSSS in Kurinjipadi Union and Bhuvanagiri Union celebrated the SAMATHUVA PONGAL (Harvest Festival of all People) at the Parish community hall in Vadalur where members from different religion, caste, community, Person with Disabilities and Children from Children Parliament participated. In this festival program the Executive Director Rev. Fr. C. Joseph Arumaiselvam gave head note about the Harvest festival, shared some new information existing in the worldwide on the festival, felicitated the crowed and appreciated them to have such an activity with the all sort of people. The Vadalur parish priest Rev. Fr. M. Lourdu Jayaseelan and Finance cum Admin Officer Mrs. Bridget gave felicitation and said that this Celebration gives happy like the milk overflows from the Pongal Pot and the same happiness to be continued with togetherness and regular gatherings. The New Thrust Program (NTP) manager Mr. S. Selvaraj shared the importance of this Harvest Festival and remembered the years how these SHGs have grown up towards sustainability. The Kurinjipadi Union leader Mrs. Arockia Arul Selvi welcomed the invitees and gave vote of thanks to all the participants. The members from both the unions prepared the Sweet Pongal, the Director blessed it and it was shared with everyone and they ate happily.