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Sankranti

Makar Sankranti in Eastern India

In Bengal people celebrate this on Holy river Ganga. A Mela called "Ganga Sagar" is held on bank of river Ganga. In Assam festival is called - Bhogali Bihu

 

Not only i Eastern India, the festival is celebrated in neighboring eastern countries such as Myanmar, Thialand.

There are different cultures in different states of India.  Sankranti brings joy for all states.

Farmers who grow suger cane in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab celebrate harvest of Sugar Cane. all states where River Gange is - people take holy bath.