Greetings to all celebrating the Holiday!
Makara Sankranti is celebrated in observance of the Sun’s transit into Makara (Capricorn). This ancient festival is celebrated in many parts of India including Maharashtra, Telangana, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Goa. It is celebrated as the Harvest festival of Pongal in Tamil Nadu and as Magh Bihu in Assam. Sikhs celebrate it as Maghi.
While the pandemic is choking our lives with several limitations let us hope for healthy and vibrant planet.
Local temples and associations are hosting events to observe the holiday. Note that many are virtual. Support local restaurants by ordering a carry-out lunch or dinner.