Today, the festival of Makar Sankranti is being celebrated in the whole country with joy. This festival decorated with colors of different traditions is quite important. It is being celebrated in every corner of the country in different names and ways. When the Sun, the king of the planets, enters Capricorn from Sagittarius, this phenomenon is called Makar Sankranti of the Sun. On the day of Makar Sankranti, the sun god is Uttarayan from Dakshinayan. With the sun god entering Capricorn, Kharmas, which has been running for a month, also ends. Since all Manglik works are forbidden in Kharmas, Manglik works also begin as soon as Kharmas ends on Makar Sankranti.
Makar Sankranti is celebrated in various names and ways.
In North India it is called Makar Sankranti. In Tamil Nadu, it is known as Pongal. In Assam it is called Magh Bihu and in Gujarat it is called Uttarayan. In Punjab and Haryana, new crops are welcomed at this time and Lohri festival is celebrated. On this day, flying kites also has special significance and people do kite flying with great joy and joy. In Gujarat, big events of kite flying are organized on this day.
A fair is organized on the day of Gangasagar in Bengal
In Bengal, a fair is organized on Gangasagar on this day. The tradition of bathing and donating tin on this festival is going on. According to the legend, Yashoda ji had fasted for the attainment of Shri Krishna. On the same day, the mother went after Ganga Bhagirath and went to the Ganges Sangar while going through the ashram of Kapil Muni. This is the reason that there is a huge crowd on the Ganges Sagar every year on the day of Makar Sankranti. However, due to Coron this year, the fairness of the fair has faded.
In Bihar it is called Til Sankrant.
The festival of Makar Sankranti is also celebrated with great pomp in Bihar state. This festival is known as Til Sankrant or Dahi Chuda here. Today, the tradition of giving urad dal, sesame, rice etc. has been going on for years.
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