When is Makar Sankranti 2024?

Makar Sankranti 2024 is on Monday 15th Jan, 2024 (15/01/2024) in 1698 days

What is Makar Sankranti?

Makar Sankranti

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

The famous Kumbh Mela is also held on Makar Sankranti every 12 years. Hindus gather in large numbers to take a holy dip at Ganga Sagar on this day every year.

Dates for Makar Sankranti from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Makar Sankranti is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Makar Sankranti 2024MondayJan 15th in 1698 days
Makar Sankranti 2023SundayJan 15th in 1333 days
Makar Sankranti 2022FridayJan 14th in 967 days
Makar Sankranti 2021ThursdayJan 14th in 602 days
Makar Sankranti 2020WednesdayJan 15th in 237 days
Makar Sankranti 2019TuesdayJan 15th 127 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2018SundayJan 14th 493 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2017SaturdayJan 14th 858 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2016FridayJan 15th 1223 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2015ThursdayJan 15th 1588 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateJan 15, 2024
When? Starts in 1698 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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