Makar Sankranti 2023 in Odisha : This year Makar Sankranti in Odisha fall on 14 January. Makar Sankranti is a Hindu Festival Celebrated all over India. It is the first festival celebrated across the country after New Year.
Makar Sankranti festival is associated with the god Surya and is a time for people to offer prayers and make offerings to the sun. Indian Astrologers believe that from Makara Sankranti the northern rotation of the sun started, so it’s treated as a Holly day all over India.
Makar Sankranti 2023 Date in Odisha
Makara Sankranti is a very important festival celebrated across all parts of Odisha. Each year on 14 January Odia people celebrate this occasion. This festival falls on the Odia month Magha(ମାଘ ମାସ). Many Odia believes that the ritual bath in a pond or river or in the sea and prayer in the temple in this day cure some diseases.
On this day Odias offer Makra Chaula to their devotes and distribute this holly prasad among friends and family. Newly harvested rice, banana, coconut, jaggery, lia/khai, chena, and Navaiday are all mixed together to make Makar Chaula.
Makar Sankranti Odia Status
Here are Some Odia Status and wishes for your friends and family :
Makara Sankranti ra anek subhesch o abhinandanaHappy Makara Sankranti
In some parts of Odisha, it is also traditional to fly kites on Makara Chaula. Peoples in Odisha also play different games like ludo, Chase, and Carom in Makara Sankranti.
Makar Sankranti Odia Wishes
In Odisha, Makara Sankranti is a holly day. Peoples in Odisha offer prayers in the temple on this day. People send wishes and greetings to their friends and loved ones on this day.
In some parts of the State Makara Mela also started from this day. In Jagstsinghapur a 14-day long mela start from this day is known as Makara mela. Tribal people of Odisha in celebrate this festival with full joy by dancing and singing.
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Makara Sankranti Date In Odisha ?
Makar Sankranti in Odisha is Celebrated on 14 January 2023.
Why Makra Sankranti is known as Kite Festival?
In Makara Sankranti people loves to fly kites across India, Specially in Gujurat. So on this day people also celebrate Kite Festival.