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Statement by the Prime Minister on Thai Pongal

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thai Pongal:

“Today, Tamils in Canada and around the world mark Thai Pongal, the Tamil harvest festival.

“Thai Pongal is a time to give thanks for the many gifts of the harvest. Families and friends will come together to celebrate peace, abundance, and happiness, and to share Pongal, a sweet dish of rice and milk traditionally served during the festival.