Makar Sankranti 2022: Different states, different names, same grandeur

Updated On Jan 14, 2022 03:45 PM IST
  • Makar Sankranti is celebrated all across the country. However, every state has a different name for the festival.
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Makar Sankranti is celebrated all over the country - different states have different names for the festival. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 14, 2022 03:45 PM IST

Makar Sankranti is celebrated all over the country - different states have different names for the festival.

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In Uttar Pradesh, Makar Sankranti is known as Uttarayan or Kicheri. View Photos in a new improved layout
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In Uttar Pradesh, Makar Sankranti is known as Uttarayan or Kicheri.

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It is called Pedda Panduga in Andhra Pradesh. View Photos in a new improved layout
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It is called Pedda Panduga in Andhra Pradesh.

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Makar Sankranti is celebrated as Sankranti or Uttarayan in Telengana and Madhya Pradesh. View Photos in a new improved layout
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Makar Sankranti is celebrated as Sankranti or Uttarayan in Telengana and Madhya Pradesh.

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In Odisha, it is celebrated as Makara Chaula.(Instagram) View Photos in a new improved layout
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In Odisha, it is celebrated as Makara Chaula.(Instagram)

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In Bihar, Makar Sankranti is called Til Sakraat or Dahi Chura. View Photos in a new improved layout
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In Bihar, Makar Sankranti is called Til Sakraat or Dahi Chura.

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Makaravilakku is celebrated in Kerala as Makar Sankranti, while Karnataka celebrates it as Suggi.(Instagram) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Makaravilakku is celebrated in Kerala as Makar Sankranti, while Karnataka celebrates it as Suggi.(Instagram)

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In Tamil Nadu, it is celebrated as Pongal. Neighbouring country Sri Lanka also celebrates Pongal on this day. View Photos in a new improved layout
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In Tamil Nadu, it is celebrated as Pongal. Neighbouring country Sri Lanka also celebrates Pongal on this day.

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Maharashtra and Goa celebrates Makar Sankranti as Maghi Sankrant or Haldi Kumkum. View Photos in a new improved layout
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Maharashtra and Goa celebrates Makar Sankranti as Maghi Sankrant or Haldi Kumkum.

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Gujarat celebrates the festival of kites - Uttarayan - on this day. Himachal Pradesh refers to it is Magha Saaji. View Photos in a new improved layout
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Gujarat celebrates the festival of kites - Uttarayan - on this day. Himachal Pradesh refers to it is Magha Saaji.

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In Punjab, Makar Sankranti is known as Maghi. View Photos in a new improved layout
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In Punjab, Makar Sankranti is known as Maghi.

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Assam celebrates Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu on this day. View Photos in a new improved layout
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Assam celebrates Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu on this day.

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West Bengal celebrates Poush Sankranti with a lot of traditional Bengali sweets made with coconut, rice flour and jaggery. Bangladesh also celebrates Poush Sankranti on this day.(Instagram) View Photos in a new improved layout
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West Bengal celebrates Poush Sankranti with a lot of traditional Bengali sweets made with coconut, rice flour and jaggery. Bangladesh also celebrates Poush Sankranti on this day.(Instagram)

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Singapore and Malaysia refers to this day as Pongal. View Photos in a new improved layout
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Singapore and Malaysia refers to this day as Pongal.

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Though it is celebrated in different names, Makar Sankranti is the celebration of harvest and the day dedicated to worshipping the sun god. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 14, 2022 03:45 PM IST

Though it is celebrated in different names, Makar Sankranti is the celebration of harvest and the day dedicated to worshipping the sun god.

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