BTC joins Tamil community to celebrate Pongal
BTC joined leading Tamil organisations in organising and celebrating "Pongal in Westminster."
A host of British parliamentarians and other politicians joined the British Tamil community in Westminster came together on 15 January 2022 to celebrate Thai Pongal in London.
Lawmakers took to the stage and praised the British Tamil community, paying tribute to their contributions in several fields and reaffirmed their commitment to justice, accountability and self-determination.
The event was inaugurated with the playing of Parai, traditional Tamil drums, by a group of musicians which was followed by speeches from British politicians as well as traditional Tamil cultural festivities such as Bharatanatyam and renditions of Carnatic music.