Since morning, people of all age groups thronged their terraces with colorful kites, manjhas and home-cooked snacks.
As it turned into a foggy morning, the kite fanatics had been praying for beneficial winds that began out at 10.45am. “Amid all bad mind surrounding Covid-19, the fairs rejuvenate us and convey households and pals closer.

Music and stay commentary on loudspeakers, colorful kites and manjhas and home-cooked cuisine marked the Makar Sankranti celebrations in Jaipur and different elements of the nation on Friday. The day concluded with the bursting of firecrackers and freeing sky lanterns. The kite pageant become celebrated with quite a few pleasure and pleasure in the state because the winds had been relatively conducive for the kite lovers.

Early Morning Rituals On Sankranti

The festival begins at the crack of dawn with devotees visiting the Gattaji Temple for a holy dip in the beautiful natural springs, also called kunds. It is believed that by doing this on Makar Sankranti, one is cleansed of all their sins. Thereafter, people feed cows with hay or grass, as the animal is considered holy

Makar Sankranti overall was like a masala Hindi film having ups and downs as winds were mostly favourable, also weak at times. The first two sessions were good. But the climax from 5.30pm to 6pm was the best with favourable,” said Patangbaaj, a Jaipurite who was seen flying colourful kites with his friends and families.
The evening skies are not just enveloped in myriad colours; a large number of lamps are set free into the sky. As darkness falls, the glowing lamps are a sight to behold. This marks the completion of a day of celebration. Fireworks reminiscent of Diwali usually follow.

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