Pongal is one of the most popular festivals in south India, especially in Tamilnadu. People call it a harvest festival or Thai pongal. People love to spend their time with their family members and relatives during this festival especially the employees staying away from their native places like to visit their hometowns on this occasion of the Pongal festival.
If your company doesn’t provide any holidays during this multi-day festival of Pongal then you can request your manager to grant you leave. Here you can find some sample email formats which you can use to request leaves for Pongal.
Pongal Leave Request Email Formats
Email Format 1
Sub: Leave request for Pongal festival.
This is regarding my leave request from 14/01/22 to 17/01/22 to visit my native place on the occasion of the Pongal festival. So please approve my leave request.
Email Format 2
Sub: Please consider my leave request for Pongal festival
This is a kind request regarding my leave from 14/01/22 to 17/01/22 for this Pongal festival. I have been planning to visit my native place on this Pongal, so kindly grant me the leave for the above 4 days.
Email Format 3
Sub: Request for leave from 14/01/22 to 17/01/22
I would like to visit my native place at this Pongal festival for that, I need your approval to take leave from 14/01/22 to 17/01/22.
So please allow me to take leaves on above mentioned dates.
Email Format 4
Sub: Leave request for Pongal festival
As I discussed with you earlier, this is my leave request due to the Pongal festival from 14/01/22 to 17/01/22.
So please grant me the leave.
Email Format 5
Sub: Leave request for 4 days.
As I discussed earlier, I would like to take 4 days of leave on this Pongal festival from 14/01/22 to 17/01/22.
So please give your approval to take the leave for the above mentioned dates.
When will Pongal festival will be celebrated
It will be celebrated in the second week of every January, The dates may vary one or two days. It is a 4 days festival, so if you want to apply for the leave plan according to it.
Is Pongal public holiday
Pongal is a religious public holiday given in some south indian states like Tamilanadu. If you are working in a state where pongal is not declared as a holiday then you have to request for the leave.
Is Pongal and Sankranthi are same
Both festivals have similar traditions and are related to harvesting. In Tamilnadu, people celebrate it as Pongal and in Andhra Pradesh people celebrate it as Makar Sankranti.