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In pictures: Vibrant ‘Makar Sankranti’ celebrations across India

Published on Jan 14, 2024 10:47 PM IST
  • Nationwide harvest festival, known with different names Sankranti, Lohri, Pongal, Magh Bihu, and Uttarayan, symbolises gratitude for bountiful harvests.
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Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan offers prayers at Maa Hingula Temple during the Makar Sankranti festival in Odisha's Talcher on Sunday.(X/Dharmendra Pradhan) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan offers prayers at Maa Hingula Temple during the Makar Sankranti festival in Odisha's Talcher on Sunday.(X/Dharmendra Pradhan)

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Rituals by women at the Ganga riverbank at NIT Ghat in Patna mark the celebration of Makar Sankranti on Sunday.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rituals by women at the Ganga riverbank at NIT Ghat in Patna mark the celebration of Makar Sankranti on Sunday.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi observes Makar Sankranti by feeding cows at his residence in New Delhi on Sunday.(X/Narendra Modi) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi observes Makar Sankranti by feeding cows at his residence in New Delhi on Sunday.(X/Narendra Modi)

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PM Modi participates in Pongal celebrations, conducting rituals at Union minister L Murugan's residence in New Delhi on Sunday.(X/Narendra Modi) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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PM Modi participates in Pongal celebrations, conducting rituals at Union minister L Murugan's residence in New Delhi on Sunday.(X/Narendra Modi)

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Bhogi, the inaugural day of the three-day Makar Sankranti festival, sees vibrant celebrations in Hyderabad on Sunday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bhogi, the inaugural day of the three-day Makar Sankranti festival, sees vibrant celebrations in Hyderabad on Sunday.(PTI)

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Shilparamam in Hyderabad comes alive with decorated bull performances during Makar Sankranti celebrations on Sunday. expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shilparamam in Hyderabad comes alive with decorated bull performances during Makar Sankranti celebrations on Sunday.

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Devotees pay their respects during the Maghi festival or Makar Sankranti at Punjab's Golden Temple in Amritsar on Sunday.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees pay their respects during the Maghi festival or Makar Sankranti at Punjab's Golden Temple in Amritsar on Sunday.(AFP)

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah engages in kite-flying festivities during the Makar Sankranti celebration in Ahmedabad on Sunday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah engages in kite-flying festivities during the Makar Sankranti celebration in Ahmedabad on Sunday.(PTI)

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Devotees take a sacred dip in the Ganga river during Makar Sankranti at the annual 'Magh Mela' in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj on Sunday(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees take a sacred dip in the Ganga river during Makar Sankranti at the annual 'Magh Mela' in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj on Sunday(ANI)

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Artists showcase their talents at the Bhopal Kite Festival, a vibrant celebration of Makar Sankranti held at Motilal Nehru Police Stadium in Bhopal on Sunday.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Artists showcase their talents at the Bhopal Kite Festival, a vibrant celebration of Makar Sankranti held at Motilal Nehru Police Stadium in Bhopal on Sunday.(ANI)

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