Christian community joined 'Pongal' celebrations in Chennai. Special traditional feast was organised on the auspicious occasion at Santhome Cathedral. Pongal is a harvest festival dedicated to the Sun God. It is one of the most auspicious festivals for Tamils which is mainly celebrated to offer prayers to the Sun God for a good harvest. Pongal coincides with 'Makar Sankranti' which is celebrated in North India.