New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- : Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday extended his wishes to the people of the country on the occasion of Pongal, Makar Sankranti and Magh Bihu.

Gandhi extended the greetings in a series of tweets with pictures.

"Wishing you all a very happy Pongal!," he wrote in one tweet.

"Wishing you all a very happy #MakarSankranti," Gandhi wrote in another tweet.

Makar Sankranti is a festival in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to the Sun deity Surya, while 'Magh Bihu' is celebrated with community feasts after the annual harvest takes place.

Pongal is a four-day harvest festival dedicated to the Sun God.

To mark the festival, the Pongal sweet dish is prepared and is first offered to the Gods and Goddesses followed, som...