Makar Sankranti Mela

Makar Sankranti
  • Celebrated on/during: January
  • Significance:

    During the auspicious time of Sun transit from Sagittarius to Capricorn on around 14-15 January every year, people gather in large numbers on the banks of river Son, Banas, Mahan and Gopad for ceremonial river bathing. The bathing is followed by giving and consuming jaggery and sesame along with seasonal fruits and vegetables and fairs are held where people gather and celebrate the festival of Sankranti. Jogdaha Ghat of Son river and Bhanwarsen Ghat of Rampur Nakin are major locations for these fairs. Apart from this Khaira, Bhitri, Kolodaha, Bhelki, Rampur and Rajgarh are other important locations.

  • Popular Edibles : Rikamach’s vegetable