Sankranti is the only festival that is celebrated across the country with different names. People follow different rituals on the auspicious day of Sankranti which falls on January 15, following their localization, culture, and traditions. ‘Sankranti’ is the first Indian festival which falls Immediately after New Year.
Some people even call it a harvest festival as this festival marks the harvest of winter crops. Sankranti can also be called the festival of human union which gives a chance for meeting family members as more people from villages have migrated to cities, return to their villages to celebrate the festival.