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Makar Sankranti Wallpapers


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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