Sample speech and essay about Makar Sankranti

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Sample speech and essay about Makar Sankranti


There are a lot of festivals in India. Each festival has its own cultural and social significance. Makar Sankranti is also a very important festival. Here is our simple speech and essay about Makar Sankranti with important points for easy understanding.

Points for sample speech and essay about Makar Sankranti festival-

1]formal beginning

2] what is makar Sankranti

3] religious significance

4] astronomical importance

5] ways to celebrate

6] food and sweets

7] feeling of brotherhood and affection

8] my feelings

9] formal ending

Sample speech and essay about the Makar Sankranti festival

Respected principal, teachers, and my dear friends, good morning, my name is Sam. I would like to express my thoughts about the Makar Sankranti festival in India.

Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival celebrated all over India. It marks the entry of the Sun into the Capricorn zodiac. Every year it falls on 14th January and sometimes on 15th January.

It is celebrated by various names in India such as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, and Pongal in South India. it is the harvest festival after Diwali and the sun God and river goddesses are worshipped on this occasion.

Astronomically, this festival time is very important and the sun’s Northward journey starts and even Stonehenge is aligned to mark this day. Since ancient times, many cultures have been worshipping the Sun god who is the source of energy for us.

On this day, women worship small earthen pots containing crops like wheat, and sugarcane, and dry fruits like almonds, dry dates, and coconut kernels. people give jaggery and seasome to each other. It is called til and gul and say a take Tilugul and talk sweetly. It contains high calories that help our body face the cold season easily.

People greet each other and distribute sweets made up of seasome and jaggery. It helps in increasing affection and brotherhood among people of all religions at the same time it is beneficial for our good health during the cold months of winter.

I love this festival very much as it brings people together and increases the feeling of affection and co-operation. it is such a nice feeling to exchange sweets with each other and enjoy kite flying which is one of the important features of Makar Sankranti. In South India, it is called Pongal, and a sweet dish Payasam prepared from rice is eaten.

This is all about Makar Sankranti, thank you very much for listening to me.


This is our sample speech and essay about Makar Sankranti. I hope it will be helpful for you.

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