You can travel Jaipur any day but don’t miss to be their at Makar Sakranti. Makar Sankranti Festival celebrated in Jaipur on 14th January. Sun transits from Dhanu rashi (Sagittarius) to Makara rashi (Capricon) on the day of Makar Sankranti. This transition of Sun considered as an holy phase of transition.
Jaipur people keenly await this festival to fly kites, called ‘patang’ .The day is celebrated with special Rajasthani delicacies and sweets such as pheeni (either with sweet milk or sugar syrup dipped), til-paati, gajak, kheer, ghevar, pakodi, puwa, and til-laddoo.
Even Jaipur is called Pink City but we can see every colour of rainbow here. Festival of every religion is celebrated with same zeal and gusto.These festivals are integral part of the lives of people of Jaipur. One can not only feel the liveliness of people during these festivals, but can even get a wide exposure of culture of Rajasthan. These fairs and festival offer you with a holistic view of the heritage and art of Rajasthan
The colourful festival concluded with a spectacular show of fireworks lighting up the sky.
Happy Makar Sakranti to all