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Indian family members watch their mother prepare a special offering... News PhotoActivity,Celebration,Family,Horizontal,India,Mother,Mumbai,People,Preparation,ReligionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian family members watch their mother (2R) prepare a special offering during a community function to celebrate Pongal in Mumbai on January 14, 2013. Pongal is a thanksgiving or harvest festival celebrated by people hailing from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Pongal-which coincides with the Hindu festival Makara Sankranthi and is celebrated throughout India as the winter harvest, is usually held from January 13–16. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)