CM Naveen Extends Greetings On Makar Sankranti
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Makar Sankranti today.
Taking to the Twitter, the Odisha CM wrote:
ମକର ସଂକ୍ରାନ୍ତିର ପବିତ୍ର ଅବସରରେ ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ଶୁଭେଚ୍ଛା ଓ ଅଭିନନ୍ଦନ। ଆନନ୍ଦ ଉଲ୍ଲାସରେ ଏହି ପର୍ବକୁ ପାଳିବା ସହିତ ମହାପ୍ରଭୁ ଶ୍ରୀ ଜଗନ୍ନାଥଙ୍କ ନିକଟରେ ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କ ସୁଖମୟ ଜୀବନ କାମନା କରୁଛି।#MakarSankranti pic.twitter.com/S4pLdLRCRY
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) January 14, 2023
Makar Sankranti is a festival in the Hindu calendar, in which devotees make offerings to the deity Surya. The day marks the first day of the sun’s transit into the Makara, marking the end of the month with the winter solstice and the start of longer days.
Observed on January 14 every year, the festival is known by various names in different parts of the country such as Pongal, Bihu and Maghi. Devotees in several parts of the country performed rituals at different ghats.
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