India is celebrating Makar Sankranti, which is one of the most auspicious times in a year that marks the transition of the Sun from Dakshinayan to Uttarayan. Makar Sankranti, which is observed on January 14 every year, is known by various names in different parts of the country such as Pongal, Bihu and Maghi.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives in Madurai. He will be visiting Avaniyapuram shortly, where the Jallikattu event began today.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people on the festivals of Makar Sankranti, Pongal, and Magh...
Urging devotees to follow Covid-19 safety protocols Yogi Adityanath said that under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the country was gearing up for the rollout of a vaccination drive against the coronavirus disease.
In the Hindu calendar, the festival is dedicated to the Sun deity Surya, while 'Magh Bihu' is celebrated with community feasts after the annual harvest takes place.
With the Makar Sankranti being celebrated with full enthusiasm across the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will follow the old traditions by offering the first Khichdi at the Gorakhnath temple, Gorakhpur on January 14, 2021.
On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh and BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya greeted...
Makar Sankranti is a festival in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to the Sun deity Surya, while Pongal is a four-day harvest festival dedicated to the Sun God.
Makar Sankranti is a festival in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to the Sun deity Surya, while 'Magh Bihu' is celebrated with community feasts after the annual harvest takes place.
The President further added that such festivals have an invaluable contribution to the geographical, cultural and emotional unification of the country.