When is Makar Sankranti 2024?

Makar Sankranti 2024 is on Monday 15th Jan, 2024 (15/01/2024) in 977 days

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 2024

The next occurrence of Makar Sankranti is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Makar Sankranti 2024MondayJan 15th in 977 days
Makar Sankranti 2023SundayJan 15th in 612 days
Makar Sankranti 2022FridayJan 14th in 246 days
Makar Sankranti 2021ThursdayJan 14th 118 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2020WednesdayJan 15th 483 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2019TuesdayJan 15th 848 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2018SundayJan 14th 1214 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2017SaturdayJan 14th 1579 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2016FridayJan 15th 1944 days ago
Makar Sankranti 2015ThursdayJan 15th 2309 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateJan 15, 2024
When? Starts in 977 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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