Makar Sankranti 2019 Makar Sankranti, a standout amongst the most well known Hindu celebrations, denotes the development of the sun into the zodiac indication of Makara (Capricorn) as it goes on its way. The day is commended distinctively in various parts of the nation and is known by different names. In Northern India, it is alluded to as Lohri by Sikhs, in Tamil Nadu, it is known as Pongal, and in Assam as Bihu. The day additionally denotes the start of summer and the propitious a half year time span known as Uttaarayan begins from this day. The day will fall on January 15 this year. Makar Sankranti is committed to the Hindu god Surya (sun) and on this day. In a few spots, on this day, there is a custom to make a specific type of sticky sweet made of jaggery and sesame. It is normally trusted that the sweet is representative of harmony and agreement. In a few sections of the nation, the time before Makar Sankranti is characteristic of the reaping season. Individuals associated with one another on this day.