Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu are Harvest Festivals in India

India is the great nation with traditional unity and diversity culture in the society. The social festivals are largely celebrated in different regions of India. The farming and harvest festivals of India are observed with pride with great harmony through the people. This festival time for farmers make with full of joy to their family members. The festival day is public holiday depending on the states and culture. Take a note of the following harvest festivals which are celebrated across in India.

Makar Sankranti a Hindu festival which is celebrated in almost every part of India with various ways. It is also observed in neighboring countries like Nepal and Bangladesh. It is the day, which mark the coming of spring season in India. It is celebrated at temple worship with prayers. People exchange sweets with friends and relatives. Traditional sports are organized by the local people of the different regions of India.

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti harvest festival in India

Thai Pongal is a harvest festival of Tamil Nadu state. This festival is celebrated for 4 days from last day of Tamil month “Maargazhi” to 3rd the day of Tamil month “Thai”. Pongal is the biggest festival of Tamil people which celebrated in mostly in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and cities of India. Pongal is similar to Makara Sankranthi festival.

Bhogali Bihu or Magh Bihu is the harvest festival of Assam and North East states of India. This is time for feasting with traditional food with community feasting organized in the various parts greetings. Uruka night is spent with people by singing traditional Bihu songs, beating Dhol and playing village games. Rice cake or Pitha, sweets and betel nuts are prepared in the home as food.

This is the great culture and traditional value of the Indian festivals which celebrated with joy and harmony among the people. matrimony services with heartily greeting to all Indian living across the world.


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