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Keep your spirits high as you fly kites and feast on Sesame Ladoos ...

Makar Sankranti marks the end of an inauspicious month in the Hindu calendar, and the transition of the Sun to the zodiacal sign of Makar (Capricorn) to herald a change in season. It is said that from 2019 , it will be celebrated on the 15th or 16th of January marking a shift in date after 100 years. Many in India today will be busy flying kites ( Delhi even hosts an International kite flying festival starting on this day !)and some like me will be feasting on home made Sesame Jaggery Ladoos . When we were young we ate a lot of sesame , peanut and jaggery sweets during this time of the year ..entire thali full such sweets of different shapes were bought home ,some offered to the bonfire as l
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