Thai Pongal is a four-day Tamil festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, India, during which people give thanks for the blessings of the harvest season. Traditional activities include making offerings to the gods, visiting with family and friends, honoring cattle, and celebrating with music, dance, and feasting. "Happy Thai Pongal" is a greeting used to express well wishes during the festive occasion.
Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival that is celebrated every year in January. It marks the transition of the sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn) and is considered to be an auspicious time. The festival is celebrated with prayers, rituals, and the exchange of sweets and gifts. People also participate in kite flying, which is a popular activity during the festival. The festival is celebrated across India, and the celebrations and traditions may vary from region to region. It is a time of joy and happiness, and people wish each other "Happy Makar Sankranti" as a way of expressing their well wishes.