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Makar Sankranti (Pongal)

January 14

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Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival that marks the beginning of the spring season. It being a solar event, the date for Makar Sankranti tends to be the same every year unlike other Hindu festivals which have varying dates. In some rare years Makar Sankranti is celebrated on 15th January.


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