Makar Sankranti 2018 date, significance and celebrations: 10 facts
14 January, 2018, 14:48 | Author: Sammy Rose
The International Kite Festival began on January 7 and will end on January 14. The day is considered auspicious but there are some facts about the festival which are important to know. Bonfire and folk songs are a major part of the celebration and a puja parikrama (prayers) around the bonfire is performed followed by the distribution of prasad. This is the reason why it falls on the exact same date year after year as per Georgian calendar. One such picture shared by the 75-year-old superstar appears to be a couple of years old when he celebrated Makar Sankrati in Ahmedabad during the promotions of his 2015 film Shamitabh. For the records, it is celebrated on 14th of January each year. The festival may have different names in various parts of the country but the spirit remains the same. In Gujarat, the event is celebrated as a two-day festival including Uttarayan and Vasi Uttarayan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the nation on the festivals of Makar Sakranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu and Uttarayan. While distributing candies, the famous line "til gul ghya ani god god bola" is used. People across the country celebrate this day as Makar Sankranti (beginning of the harvest season) or Pongal. This is because back in the times of legend, Lord Sun visited his enemy son Shani and forgave him.
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