Makar Sankranti also known as Makara Sankranti is celebrated in various parts of the Indian subcontinent to observe the day which marks the shift of the sun into ever-lengthening days.
The festival is a seasonal observance as well as a religious celebration.
The nation has geared up to welcome not just the warmth of the Lohri bonfire, but also spread the Makar Sankranti cheer and convey greetings of Pongal.
Yes, it is indeed the most joyous occasion as the series of winter harvest festivals starting with Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal kick off.
Being basically an agricultural country, a common festival in India is the harvest festival. Bengalis call it Makar Sankranti, Punjabis call it Lohri, Gujratis call it Uttarayan and Tamils call it Pongal, Malayalis call it Onam.
In this post we’ll show the best rangoli designs that are made in South Indian households during Sankranti and Pongal which are known as Pongal Kolams and Sankranti muggulu designs respectively. It is the first day of the spring. This year Makar Sankranti will be celebrated on the 14th January 2019. This is the day all the south Indian houses will be decorated with flowers, diyas, colours, sugarcanes, pulses, rice and rangoli patterns at their doors.