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    • The bay is also referred to as Gokaranna according to a Sanskrit inscription in Grantha script excavated on a doorjamb at the Hindu temple dated to Tamil New Years Day 1223 CE.Trincomalee-Wikipedia
    • The film was officially launched with a puja ceremony on 14 April 2014, coinciding with Tamil New Year.Massu Engira Masilamani-Wikipedia
    • Pohela Baishakh in Bangladesh and in West Bengal, Rangali Bihu in Assam, Puthandu in Tamil Nadu, and Vaishakhi in Punjab are observed on the same day.Maithili language-Wikipedia
    • Sun TV is the flagship channel of Sun Group started on the Tamil New Year 14 April 1993.Sun TV (India)-Wikipedia
    • It is called Vaisakhi by Hindus and Sikhs in north and central India, which marks the solar new year, and Tamil New Year day called Puthandu.Vishu-Wikipedia
    • Until April 1624 the Koneswaram Ther Festival occurred around Puthandu in April annually with five chariots and this tradition was reintroduced in April 2003, three hundred and seventy nine years later.Koneswaram Temple-Wikipedia

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