New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: The first Hindu festival of the year Makar Sankranti is being celebrated through India on Wednesday (January 15). Also known as the kite festival, Makar Sankranti is dedicated to Surya deity and observed with full of zeal and enthusiasm. On this day, Sun enters the sign of capricorn, marking winter solstice that leads to longer and brighter days. It is that time of the year where devotees prepare delicacies with jaggery and til that is consumed only after taking bath in the morning.

Fairs, dances, kite flying competitions and bonfires are also organised by people at several places, specially Gujarat and Rajasthan. People also believe that taking bath in rivers such as Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, Shipra or Narmada will help them get salvation. Role of stars also play a key role on Makar Sankranti as it leads to beginnning of a new year as per per some faith. 

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Here’s how Makar Sankranti 2020 will affect your zodiac sign:

Aries:

This Makar Sankranti will have a positive impact on you. There are chances that you will get a promotion after this day. You health will also improve. This day will also a positive impact on the financial condition of you.

Taurus:

People of this zodiac sign can expect good news on this day. You will get a new opportunity after Makar Sankranti. You are advised to keep working hard and you will achieve the desired results.

Gemini:

Gemini people will get much-needed success. However, you are advised to work harder. Health will improve and there will be a significant change in your relationship with your life partner.

Cancer:

This Makar Sankranti is not looking good for the people of this zodiac sign. According to the position of your stars, you are not advised to take financial risk.

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Leo:

Makar Sankranti will be an auspicious day for you. You will get success on this day and money will come from more than one source. Health will also improve and relationship with family members will see a positive change.

Libra:

It will brilliant Makar Sankranti for the people of this zodiac sign. They will get the result of their hard work. A good news at the work place is also expected.

Virgo:

It will be an auspicious Makar Sankranti for the people of this zodiac sign. They will get success on this day and money will come from more than one source. Health will also improve and career growth is also expected.

Scorpio:

Makar Sankranti will not be very auspicious for the people of this zodiac sign. There are chances of discord and controversy that will make them upset.

Sagittarius:

It will be a very auspicious Makar Sankranti for Sagittarians. They will get a chance to increase their knowledge. Health will also improve. Career growth is also expected.

Capricorn:

This will be an auspicious day for the people of this zodiac sign. They will the desired results and will get a chance to improve their knowledge. Their health will also improve.

Aquarius:

The stars are favourable for the people of this zodiac sign on Makar Sankranti. You will get success on this day and money will come from more than one source. There are chances that you will get a promotion after this day.

Pisces:

People of this zodiac sign need to be careful on this day. The stars are not very favourable and suggest that you will remain fearful about something.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma