When is Makar Sankranti 2024?

Makar Sankranti 2024 started on Monday 15th Jan, 2024 (15/01/2024) 95 days ago

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.

Dates for Makar Sankranti from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Makar Sankranti is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Makar Sankranti 2030MondayJan 14th in 2095 days
Makar Sankranti 2029SundayJan 14th in 1730 days
Makar Sankranti 2028SaturdayJan 15th in 1365 days
Makar Sankranti 2027FridayJan 15th in 1000 days
Makar Sankranti 2026WednesdayJan 14th in 634 days
Makar Sankranti 2025TuesdayJan 14th in 269 days
Makar Sankranti 2024MondayJan 15th 95 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2023SundayJan 15th 460 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2022FridayJan 14th 826 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2021ThursdayJan 14th 1191 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2020WednesdayJan 15th 1556 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2019TuesdayJan 15th 1921 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2018SundayJan 14th 2287 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2017SaturdayJan 14th 2652 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2016FridayJan 15th 3017 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2015ThursdayJan 15th 3382 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateJan 15, 2024
When? Ended 95 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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