Makar Sankranti is one of the most important Hindu festivals of India. This festival is celebrated every year on 14 January. Makar Sankranti is celebrated with great pomp and enthusiasm in different parts of India with different names and traditions. It is celebrated as Makar Sankranti in entire North India including Bihar-Uttar Pradesh, while in Gujarat it is called Uttarayan, in Tamil Nadu it is known as Pongal, in Maharashtra it is known as Sankrant and in Punjab it is known as Maghi.
On this day people take bath in holy rivers like Ganga, Godavari, Kaveri, Sangam etc. and cook traditional food. It is believed that by taking a dip in these rivers on the day of Makar Sankranti, sins are washed away and salvation is attained.
Apart from this, in many parts of the country, people also make sweets made of sesame seeds and jaggery, which are distributed among friends and family. Kite flying festival is also held on this day in many parts of the country. Farmers celebrate this festival as harvest festival and give thanks to the Sun God.
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