Fast, Fairs and Festivals of India Fast, Fairs and Festivals of India
Location : Atri, Kalijai (Chilika), Jagatsinghpur & Jashipur, Orissa.
Day & Month according to Lunar Calendar : Makar Sankranti (Mid January)
Time of the festivity : Monsoon Season
'Makar Sankranti' is celebrated with gusto in mid-January when the Sun enters the orbit of Capricorn. Sun God is worshipped with great fervour and enthusiasm by one and all.
The festival can be best enjoyed at Kalijai (an island in Chilika), Atri, Ghatgaon, Keonjhar, Jashipur and Jagatsinghpur.