In pics: Flying kites, feasting on sweets; people celebrate Makar Sakranti

Pilgrims take a holy bath during Ganga Sagar mela

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Sagar Island

 

Sadhus participate in religious procession royal entry Peshwai ceremony

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Allahabad

 

People fly kites on the eve of Makar Sakranti festival

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Mumbai

 

Pilgrims wait to board their buses on their way to Gangasagar Mela

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Kolkata

 

People paint rangolis outside their home ahead of Makar Sakranti festival

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Agartala

 

Pilgrims seek blessings from Naga Sadhu in Gangasagar Mela

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Sagar Island

 

Police take oath with Ganga Jal in one hand ahead of their duty in Kumbh Mela 2019

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Allahabad

 

Offering prayers as sun rises in Makar Sakranti festival

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Sagar Island

 


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