Next Makar Sankranti holiday is on

14th January 2021, Thursday

What is Makar Sankranti?

Makar Sankranti

Makara Sankranti is a mid-winter Hindu festival held in Nepal and India. The festival is celebrated to mark the transition of the Sun from Sagittarius to Capricorn during the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere or the beginning of the Uttarayana period.

The famous Kumbh Mela festival is also held on Makar Sankranti every 12 years. Every year, Hindus gather in large numbers to take a holy bath in Ganga Sagar.

When is Makar Sankranti?

How long until Makar Sankranti?
Next Makar Sankranti takes place in 351 Days.
Dates of Makar Sankranti
YearWeekdayDate
2024 Monday15th Jan
2023 Sunday15th Jan
2022 Friday14th Jan
2021 Thursday14th Jan
2020 Wednesday15th Jan
2019 Tuesday15th Jan
2018 Sunday14th Jan
2017 Saturday14th Jan
2016 Friday15th Jan
2015 Thursday15th Jan
Duration
1 Day

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