Makar Sankranti is one of the most celebrated festivals of India. According to the Hindu (Indian) solar calendar Makar Sankranti is the major harvest festival celebrated on the first month of year to celebrate the farmer's yield. It also symbolises the end of the winter solstice which makes the day last longer than night.
Generally Makar Sankranti is celebrated on January 14, but in case of leap year, it is celebrated on January 15. Til (sesame) and jaggery laddus are the specialty of this festival.
All over the country people celebrate this festival by flying kites all day long. Some people also worship Sarswati, the goddess of knowledge. But sadly, each year during this time a lot of accidents and deaths take place
Here are few safety tips for your kids.