The year has kick-started and a new year brings to us, a new calendar! 14th January is marked as the festive celebration of Makar Sankranti or Maghi Sangrand. We associate this day with kites, dahi, til chikki and many other attributes of fun and celebration. This day signifies the movement of the sun into the Capricorn sun sign.
It has multiple names: West India adopts it as Makar Sankranti, South India as Pongal and North India as Lohri. This day usually signals the inception of the famous Kumbh Mela in Uttar Pradesh and completion of the harvesting season in Punjab and other parts of North India….