Locals celebrate 'Mattu Pongal' with great fervour in Chennai

Locals celebrated 'Mattu Pongal' in Chennai on January 16. They offered special prayers at 'Gaushala' on the occasion. They gathered in large numbers to celebrate the festival. 'Mattu Pongal' is the third day of the four-day Pongal festival and is celebrated for the cattle. Pongal is celebrated as thanksgiving ceremony for the year's harvest.