Write an essay on Makara Sankranti


  • Sankranti is a gather celebration celebrated in India. Sankranti is gotten from the word 'Sankramana', which means a 'change'. It is likewise called 'Makara Sankranti', as the Sun enters 'Makara Rasi' that day. It more often than not falls on fourteenth of January consistently. The Sun begins its northward excursion from the Tropic of Capricorn towards the Tropic of Malignancy. This adventure is called 'Uttarayana', which means northward walk. We, in India, are toward the north of the equator. W celebrate on Sankranti Day, on the grounds that the nippy chilly winter finds some conclusion, and solid sunny days are going to start. 

  • Sankranti is called "Pongal" in Tamilnadu and "Pedda" or "Peddala" Panduga in a few sections of Andhra Pradesh. "Pedda" implies enormous and "Panduga" implies a celebration. It is a celebration, when petitions and offerings are made to precursors. It is commended in various routes in various parts of the nation, as it is a gather celebration. It is a celebration to express gratitude toward God for giving a decent collect. By January the paddy, the beats, the sugarcane and every single other oat would have been gathered. The agriculturists would be loaded with delight and joy. 

  • The Sankranti celebration is a three day celebration. The main day is 'Bhogi', the second day "Sankranti" and the third day, 'Kanumu'. On the principal day 'Bhogi'. individuals get up right on time and blazes are raised smoldering all old waste material to say goodbye to winter. The roads are cleared spotless and excellent rangolis are drawn by ladies. Little cowdung 3D shapes embellished with blossoms are set before every house, respecting the Goddess of Riches. At night, in some different parts "Bogipallu" are poured on youngsters for their wellbeing. In some different parts young ladies accumulate round and move singing "Gobbiallo" in tune. 

  • The following day is Sankranti or Pongal. It is a day of devour. Sweet nourishment is set up with new rice, new jaggery, new vegetables, and new drain in new pots. The arranged pongal (sweet nourishment) is offered to Sun God. At that point offerings are made to progenitors. There are some unique dishes 

  • made for the event with pumpkins and greengram. Every one of the general population wear new garments. Donations are given to poor people. It is a day of happiness. Cockerel battles, betting and so on., occur at night. In the north and even in Andhra Pradesh individuals take a plunge in sacred streams and offer petitions. A plunge in the Ganges on Makara Sankranti day is viewed as sacrosanct. 

  • The third day Kanumu is a day implied for dairy cattle. All cows are given a shower. They are dressed and designed with blooms. Horns are painted. Cows are sustained with cooked sweet rice. Some love cows. At night races are led for bulls to attract trucks and to draw huge stones. Overwhelming prize sums are granted to the successful. Bull battles by young fellows are in vogue in some part., of the nation. Sankranti is a celebration of satisfaction and bliss for all.

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