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  • HP Guv, CM greet people on Makar Sankranti

    HP Guv, CM greet people on Makar Sankranti

    Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti visited the famous Jakhu temple of Shimla and performed puja.

    January 14, 2022
  • Makar Sankranti: Know about this grand festival of India

    Makar Sankranti: Know about this grand festival of India

    Makar Sankranti is mainly celebrated as the harvest festival, marking the arrival of the spring season. The day is synonymous with kite flying as well. Makar Sankranti activities and rituals include taking a holy dip in the Ganges, offering Naivedya or special food items to the Surya or Sun god, and distributing food and clothes to the poor.

    January 14, 2022
  • President greets people on Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu

    President greets people on Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu

    "A majority of the festivals celebrated in our country depict our integral relationship with nature and agriculture."

    January 12, 2022
  • Why do Til and Gud play a significant role in Sankranti?

    Why do Til and Gud play a significant role in Sankranti?

    To celebrate the joy, various dishes are prepared. Consuming til(sesame) and gud(jaggery) are said to be auspicious on Makar Sankranti. Sweets are prepared in every household with these two ingredients that the family savors and also distribute to friends & relatives.

    January 3, 2022