Makar Sankranti 2020 Date and Time

About Makar Sankranti Dates In 2020 (मकर संक्रांति) : Festival Of New Beginning 

Makar Sankranti (मकर संक्रांति) is a beautiful festival that is celebrated in India, and in 2020, it will fall on 15 January. The word Sankranti's meaning is changing direction. According to the Calendar 2020 Hindu calendar, Makar Sankranti occurs when there is a change in the course of the sun, which is going to be northwards and will enter maker Rashi from dhanu Rashi. Makar Sankranti is celebrated as a very auspicious a day in Indian homes; thus, it is essential to know the date of the occasion for which calendar is significant to follow.  On this day, many sacred rituals and tasks are performed and planned.

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Importance of Maker Sankranti in India

Makar Sankranti is celebrated in all the regions of India. In the northern areas, people take a dip in the holy Ganges, prepare khichdi, and donate food and money, and several other tasks are performed. This festival is significant, sacred for which people make before. In Maharashtra, this day also has its significance where the harvest of sugarcane is celebrated. Sweets are exchanged, new clothes are bought and by many other things. This particular date is initially marked on Calendar 2020.

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In southern areas, Makar Sankranti is known as Pongal and is the beginning of the new year. This day the sun is worshiped and the day is celebrated with food and sweets. In Andhra Pradesh, maker Sankranti is celebrated as Pedda Panduga for three consecutive days. On this day, rangoli is prepared, and a particular dish is made.  The recipe is offered to goddess Laksmi. Makar Sankranti is celebrated all over the country by a different name, but vivacity and joy are the same all over.

In different regions, Makar Sankranti is celebrated with peace, sweets, a new beginning, and spirituality. Below is the list of the Sankranti 2020 Dates.

List of Sankranti dates in 2020


If you are planning a new business or any significant event, then here is the list of the 2020 Sankranti dates. Here are the maker Sankranti dates listed below

Date Day Festival Name
15 January 2020 Wednesday Makar Sankranti/Pongal
13 February 2020 Thursday Kumbha Sankranti
14 March 2020 Saturday Meena Sankranti
13 April 2020 Monday Mesha Sankranti
14 May 2020 Thursday Vrishabha Sankranti
14 June 2020 Sunday Mithuna Sankranti
16 July 2020 Thursday Karka Sankranti
16 August 2020 Sunday Simha Sankranti
16 September 2020 Wednesday Kanya Sankranti
17 October 2020 Saturday Tula Sankranti
16 November 2020 Monday Vrischika Sankranti
15 December 2020 Tuesday Dhanu Sankranti

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Makar Sankranti 2020 Date : मकर संक्रांति तारीख

15 January 2020
Wednesday / बुधवार

Upcoming Makar Sankranti

  • Makar Sankranti 2021 : Thursday, 14 January
  • Makar Sankranti 2022 : Friday, 14 January
  • Makar Sankranti 2023 : Sunday, 15 January
  • Makar Sankranti 2024 : Monday, 15 January
  • Makar Sankranti 2025 : Tuesday, 14 January
  • Makar Sankranti 2026 : Wednesday, 14 January
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Maker Sankranti Holidays and Celebrations in India

  • In Gujarat, it is celebrated  as Uttarayan
  • In Tamil Nadu, it is called Pongal
  • In Andhra Pradesh maker Sankranti s celebrated for four days
  • In Haryana and Delhi, it is called Sukarat
  • In Punjab, it is  called Lohri
  • In Assam, it is called Bhogali Bihu

You can check the date of Sankranti online with ease. You can also check the time and date of the Makar Sankranti 2020 Hindu Calendar online. There are different maker Sankranti calendars available online, which you can download easily for free.  You are going to get Makar Sankranti dates pre-marked on the online schedules. There are applications also available with a reminder, and all Sankranti dates like features to make things easy and plans in 2020. Enjoy maker Sankranti festival with joy and happiness in 2020.

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