A Single Day With Many Festivals In Different Parts Of India Rejoicing Harvest!

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Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti is an auspicious day in Hindu calendar.

Significance:

It marks the movement of earth towards the sun.

Thus, it also marks the beginning of summer in the country.

Different ways of celebrating:

It is also celebrated as the harvest festival in different parts of the country.

Makar Sankranti coincides with Pongal, the harvest festival in Tamil Nadu.

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Pongal

This day is also celebrated as Magh Bihu in Assam.

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Bihu

In the light of this, people flock to Ahmedabad to be a part of the kite flying festival.

Most importantly, there’s an atmosphere of merriment wherein the¬†colorful kites blanket the sky.

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Uttarayan

Nevertheless, these festivals signify the harvest season, thus shows the importance of agriculture in India.

The Uttarayan kite festival is a part of many Bollywood songs.

Manila Indian wishes one and all a very happy Uttarayan, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, the Holy dip in the Ganges in UttarPradesh.

 

 

 

 

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