Kite Festival

Pushkar Kite Festival

Makar sankranti is one of the most auspicious day for the Hindus, . Thousands of the devotees take a dip in holy Pushkar Lake and pray to Lord Sun. The People of Pushkar not only look reverentially up to the sun, but also offer thousands of their colorful oblations in the form of beautiful kites all over the skyline. In Pushkar, Makar Sankranti is celebrated by the flying of kites. Not only Indians tourist but foreign tourist celebrate kite festival by flying colourful kites and they get mixed with local people.

According to the Hindu Calendar The Kite festival ( Makar Sankranti) is celebrated in the month of Pos ( 14 january ) It is believed that donating and offering certain eatable things Like Malpua and Gulgula (sweet dishes) to needy and begger removes the sins of the devotees. On the day of Makar Sankranti Pushkar Streets are seen filled with the people with gulgula and malpuas the roofs of hotels and houses are filled with people with holding kites and thread.

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