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TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL – MAKAR SANKRANTI

Makar Sankranti is celebrated in India each year on 14th January. This is a festival of transition of God Sun into the well known Makara – rashi. This is a traditional seasonal festival.

 

About Makar Sankranti:

  • Celebrated in:  Almost in all states of India mainly with other names.
  • Popular Event: Kite flying, melas or fairs.
  • Reasons of celebration:  agricultural climate, cultural background according to location.
  • Other popular names: Pongal, Lohri, Uttarayan, khichdi, etc.
  • Other countries: Nepal, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and in Cambodia too people celebrate this festival.

 

Main attraction:

Kumbh mela and other melas like magh mela, Gangasagar mela and etc are the attraction of this day.

 

Interesting Facts:

  • In southern India Makar Sankranti is a four day celebration.
  • According to Hindi Calendar from this day a new financial year starts.
  • Khichdi, til, tilkut etc are some important dish of this day.
  • People believe that this is a festival of Harvest.

 

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Decorate your PC with Makar Sankranti 2014 wallpapers – share below greetings and photos with quotes on Makar Sankranti        in different languages from Hindi, English, Marathi etc.

Makar Sankranti Wallpapers for 2014



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