New Delhi, January 14: On the festive occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal, and Magh Bihu, PM Narendra Modi extended his greetings to the people of the nation. Makar Sankranti, also called Maghi, is a day in the Hindu calendar that is dedicated to the sun god. It marks the end of winter and is a day for people to celebrate their harvest.

Makar Sankranti celebrations take place in the honour of Sun God, welcoming warmer, longer days while bidding goodbye to cold, harsh and chilly winters. Makar Sankranti 2021 Wishes in Hindi: WhatsApp Sticker Messages With Tilgul Photos, GIF Greetings, HD Images & Wallpapers, SMS and Quotes To Celebrate Sankranti Festival.

Pongal is a big festival in Southern India and it celebrates the first grand festival of the year. Pongal marks the beginning of Uttarayan- the sun’s northward journey for a six-month period. Pongal, also known as Thai Pongal, is a multi-day Hindu harvest festival. Happy Pongal 2021 Greetings & HD Images: WhatsApp Stickers, Photo Messages, GIFs, Status and Images to Wish Family and Friends.

PM Modi's Makar Sankranti greetings:

Here's what he tweeted for Pongal:

Check his tweet for Magh Bihu:

Amit Shah's wishes for the festive season:

Piyush Goyal's wishes for the season of harvest festivals:

Another festival which we are celebrating today is Magh Bihu. It is a harvest festival celebrated in Assam, North-East India, which marks the end of harvesting season in the month of Magh.

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