Makar Sankranti is celebrated with great devotion and zeal in India. It is an important Hindu festival celebrated in the month of January. Also referred to as Uttarayana, Makar, or simply Sankranti, this Hindu festival marks the transition of the sun from the zodiac of Sagittarius (dhanu) to Capricorn (makara). During this festival, the sun god is worshipped along with Vishnu & goddess Lakshmi. People celebrate the day by flying kites in the sky & by making & sharing til ladoos. The festival will be celebrated on Monday, January 15, 2024. Makar Sankranti is known by different names in India. Watch the video to know more.