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Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

Makar Sakranti is observed when Sun enters into the zodiac sign Capricorn. It is also called as Uttarayan. The festival is celebrated in different ways in different parts of India. Where in Bihar, people take bath in ponds and rivers and make special delecacies like chura, sweets made of til (sesame seeds), Rajasthanis prepare sweet dishes like pheeni, ghevar to celebrate the festival of harvest. Well, let us have a look at how Makar Sakranti is being celebrated in different parts of India in 2017.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 14 January 2017, 12:07:47 PM
Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

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Makar Sakranti is observed when Sun enters into the zodiac sign Capricorn. It is also called as Uttarayan. The festival is celebrated in different ways in different parts of India. Where in Bihar, people take bath in ponds and rivers and make special delecacies like chura, sweets made of til (sesame seeds), Rajasthanis prepare sweet dishes like pheeni, ghevar to celebrate the festival of harvest. Well, let us have a look at how Makar Sakranti is being celebrated in different parts of India in 2017.

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

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Special Aarti in Haridwaar on the occasion of Makar Sakaranti.

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

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Devotees take holy bath in Varanasi to celebrate the Makar Sakranti.

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

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Makar Sakranti being celebrated in West Bengal.

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

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Prayers being offered at the Sukreswar temple in Guwahati on Magh Bihu. Magh Bihu is an Assam celebration of Makar Sakranti.

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

Makar Sankranti celebrated in different ways in various parts of India

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People taking part in Pongal celebrations in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.