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Friday, January 14, 2011

Makar Sankranti Google Doodle


According to Wikipedia Makar Sankranti or Sankranti or Sankranthi marks the transition of the Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn) on its celestial path. Traditionally, this has been one of many harvest days in India.Sankranti is celebrated since last 6000 years, as archeological findings in Latin America prove that the Mayans celebrated something similar to Sankranthi with Pongal, Pala kayalu, as some kind of spring festival. It is a festival which is widely celebrated in allover India and specially in Uttarakhand with lots of local events.
Subscribe to Syconet World by Email. Many Place in Uttarakhand like Haldwani, Bageshwar and other has many days even celebrating Makar Sankranti. It is also called uttarayani in many places or ghugutiya.Makar Sankranti Google Doodle is below which looks awesome.

Makar Sankranti Google Doodle

So a very happy lohri and Makar Sankranti to all people :) .



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