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Makar Sankranti, Sankranti or Sankranthi is one of the main festival in India. It is the first festival of the year in the Gregorian calendar. This festival is celebrated by the people all over India. It marks the transition of the sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn) on its path across the sky.

Name in Indian languages
  • Hindi: and Sanskrit: मकर संक्रान्ति
  • Bengali: মকর সংক্রান্তি
  • Kannada: ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ
  • Assamese: মকৰ সংক্রান্তি
  • Malayalam: മകര സാന്‍ക്രാന്തി
  • Oriya: ମକର ସଂକ୍ରାନ୍ତି
  • Tamil: தைப்பொங்கல்
  • Telugu: మకర సంక్రాంతి
  • Marathi: मकर संक्रान्ति
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