Both Onam and Pongal:

  1. generally fall in same months of the Gregorian Calendar
  2. are harvest season festivals
  3. are related to Lord Vishnu's avatars

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Answer: [C] Only 2

Onam is is a Hindu festival, celebrated with a great enthusiasm throughout Kerala for a period of ten days.It is dedictaed to Lord Vishnu.It is celebrated in the month of August or September.Pongal is a festival of Tamil Nadu celebrated in winter solstice, when, according to the traditional Hindu system, the Sun which has reached the Southern-most point.It is dedicated to Lord Sun and is celebrated in the month of December or January.Both are harvest festival.

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