By: Manmeet Kaur
Makar Sankranti is celebrated as the harvest festival of India. It is celebrated to pray for a successful harvest season, in various parts of the country. You will see the sky filled with colorful kites and Indians prepare sumptuous food to celebrate a day of happiness. As per the Hindu culture and generally in all the religions across the country it is considered very inauspicious to wear Black color on a happy day. New Brides strictly avoid wearing black outfits for almost a year after their marriage.
But this festival is a bit different. While the happiness and the auspiciousness
Another reason why it is considered good to wear black because it is the day when the sun begins to move northwards and so it is the end of winter and the start of spring. Since it is the last day of winter, it is the coolest day of the whole season. The black color helps to retain the warmth of the sun and thus keep us warm.
The ritual of wearing black is not followed in all the parts of the country. It is a tradition that is followed only in Maharashtra. In other parts of the
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