There are many types of festivals celebrated every year in India and these festivals have many beliefs. One of these festivals is the festival of kites. The Kite festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and pomps all over India. On this day, many different types of kites are seen in the sky. Not only this, the International Kite Festival is celebrated every year in India. Today we are going to tell you about it.
Makar Sankranti is also known by many names in India. This festival is called as Paush Sangkranti in Kolkata. In Tamil Nadu, this festival is called Pongal and in Gujarat, this festival is known as Uttarayan. This festival has many names, but on this day everyone definitely kites and takes a bath in the holy rivers. Not only this, but the holy festival is also kept in the state of Gujarat to combat kite flying and people enjoy flying many kinds of kites. People come from far away to see kite flying.
This trend of flying kites started from China gradually spread throughout the world and at this time kites are flown in many countries of the world. The list of these countries includes the names of countries like India, America, Malaysia, and Germany. Kite festival is celebrated in every country due to different reasons. During Independence Day in Chile country, the residents there celebrate their independence day by flying kites. In Japan, kite betting is done every year in the month of May to please their deity. Apart from this, many programs related to kites are organized in the month of June in America. In which the people and children there participate incrementally. In India too, many kinds of kites are seen flying in the sky on Independence Day and Makar Sankranti.