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Kite Flying in Makar Sankranti
Kite Flying in Makar Sankranti

Abhinav Dey
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Makar Sankranti is also the festival of kites. People celebrate the occasion by flying kites from their rooftops. Kite flying competitions are also organised on this festival. Guys share some of your experiences of flying kite in Makar Sankranti.

Posted On : 1/13/2016 4:47:00 AM

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Sonika Gupta
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This day is also celebrated as the International Kite Festival in many places especially in Gujarat, Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Hyderabad etc.

Posted On : 1/18/2016 2:53:26 AM

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Monish Mishra
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Why is this game of kite flying played on this special occasion? Is there any significance of this game regarding the festival?

Posted On : 1/28/2016 4:46:21 AM

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Sheena Batra
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Many of the Indian festivals have scientific reasons behind their celebration. There are a number of health and spiritual benefits which this festival offers. During winter it is common for the body to get afflicted with various infections such as cold and cough. Skin also gets dry. Sun acts as a medicine and eradicates infection. By flying kites children and adults are exposed to the sun which provides many health benefits. Exposure to sunlight provides you with a dose of Vitamin D. People do not directly face the sun while flying kites rather their backs are faced towards the sun. Flying kites also makes the arm muscles stronger. People keep their eyes on the flying kite which improves vision. Flying kites is a good exercise for legs and eyes.

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