Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur have felicitated the people of the state on Makar Sankranti.
In his felicitation message, the Governor said that this joyous festival marks the end of winter and the beginning of a new harvest season.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while congratulating the people on Makar Sankranti said that this festival has both a seasonal as well as a religious significance. The day marks Lord Surya’s transit into Makara Raashi, or Capricorn zodiac. It is considered to be one of the most auspicious days of the year. This period is believed to be the ‘Uttaarayan’ or an auspicious time.
He hoped the festival would bring happiness and prosperity to the people of the State.