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Makar Sankranti, also known simply as Sankranti, is a festival celebrated in various parts of India to mark the transition of the Sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn). It usually falls on the 14th or 15th of January. The festival holds great significance in the agricultural calendar, marking the beginning of the harvest season and the onset of longer days. It is celebrated with various cultural activities, kite flying, special foods, and charitable giving.


   
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