Tirupur District Collector T Christhuraj inaugurated the Pongal Vizha at Kulakarai, Samalapuram Municipality, Tirupur District and participated in traditional art programs
In his speech, he said that the CM has been implementing various schemes for the development of Tamil Nadu. In that sense, Tourism Pongal Festival has been arranged with various traditional performances such as bullock cart ride, uri beating, and silambam etc.
The Festival was celebrated in coordination with Samalapuram Municipal Administration, Tirupur West Rotary Association, Samalapuram Pond Conservation Trust, Tirupur District Tourism Department.
He travelled in a bullock cart to the Mariamman Temple Thidal where many cultural programs like Perunchalangaiyattam, Tappatam Paraiyattam, Silambatam, Jikkatam, Karakattam and Valli Kummi Atam Silambatam were held.
In the event, District Tourism Officer Aravindakumar, President of Samalapuram Municipality Vinayaka Palanichamy, Executive Officer Nandakumar, Palladam RDO Jaising Sivakumar, Ex-Army Association Executive Shakti, Tirupur District Tourism Development Committee Association President Global Bhupathi and Executives of Tirupur West Rotary Association, Samalapuram Pond Conservation Trust, villagers and related department officials attended.