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Jan 14, 2021
8:11PM

Country celebrates Harvest festivals of Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu with gay and gaiety

@PrakashJavdekar
Harvest Festival Makar Sankranti is being celebrated today. The festival is seen as a celebration of the end of the winter solstice month and also marks the end of the winter harvest. The festival is known as Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Uttarayan in Gujarat, Bihu in Assam and Poush Sankranti in West Bengal.

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have extended their greetings and wishes to the citizens on the occasion. 

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