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Makar Sankranti

Video : Fatehpur tense after clashes during Makar Sankranti procession

Video : Fatehpur tense after clashes during Makar Sankranti procession

  Tension gripped Jahanabad town in Fatehpur district after members of two communities clashed during a procession on Makar Sankranti Thursday afternoon. Four persons were injured. While locals claimed they heard gunshots, police officials denied reports of firing by the rioters. Circle Officer (CO), Fatehpur city, Poornendu Singh said that the clash happened as members [...]

January 17, 2016 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, India 0

Makar Sankranti : Winter Hindu Festivals

Makar Sankranti : Winter Hindu Festivals

When the sun changes direction from one constellation of the zodiac to another, it is known as Sankranti. There are 12 Sankrantis in a year, of which Mesh (Aries) Sankranti, when the solar year begins, and Makar (Capricorn) Sankranti, when the sun begins its northward journey from the Tropic of Cancer, are of primary importance. [...]

January 13, 2014 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

Indian President greets nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal

Indian President greets nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation ahead of the festivals of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal.   In his message, he said: “On the joyous occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal, I convey my greetings and best wishes to all citizens of India and wish them prosperity and happiness.” “May the [...]

January 13, 2014 HHR India 0