New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Makar Sankranti is a popular festival, celebrated in India a day after Lohri. It is known as the Festival Kites. The festival is dedicated to the deity Surya (Lord Sun) and it marks the first day of the sun's transit into Makara (Capricorn), marking the end of the month with the winter solstice and the start of longer days and symbolizes the arrival of spring.

In India, Hindus and Sikhs call it Makara Sankranti. During this time, all people come around and celebrate in many different ways. They decorate their houses with festoons and Makar Sankranti special rangoli patterns. Many people make sweets and share them with their family and friends too.

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Usually, Rangoli Designs can be created using coloured rice, paints, flowers and coloured sand etc. Rangoli art is a traditional way of welcoming good luck and its prominence has been left unaltered over the years.

People do Kolams or Rangoli Designs with various colours and even competitions are held to encourage the old and young artisans. During the auspicious occasions, people make colourful patterns and designs in front of the houses, the main door and in courtyards etc. 

Here are a few Makar Sankranti rangoli designs:

Most of the People spend hours to make interesting and attractive designs. In order to give them some inspiration and ideas to design on which Rangoli to opt we have bought some lovely designs for reference. You can have a look at them and make a beautiful Rangoli Design in front of your house.

Posted By: Talib Khan