UK PM Rishi Sunak hosts traditional feast for office workers to celebrate Pongal in London

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s office staff celebrating Pongal in London is going viral on the internet. Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated on 15 January. Several officials can be seen eating a traditional feast on banana leaves.

This video has been shared by many people on Twitter. In the short clip, Rishi Sunak’s office staff can be seen enjoying the Pongal luncheon hosted by him at 10 Downing Street in London. The employees were eating a traditional feast on banana leaves and were being served by men dressed in dhoti.

Pongal is also known as Thai Pongal and is majorly celebrated by Tamil people all over the country.

“I want to send my best wishes to everyone celebrating Thai Pongal this weekend. I know how much this festival means to families across the country. I wish everyone here and around the world this Thai Pongal. Wishing you health, happiness and prosperity.” said in a video message.

Rishi Sunak created history on October 24 when he was declared the first Indian-origin Prime Minister of Britain. He is the 57th Prime Minister of Britain.