History, Significance of Makara Sankranti
Every corner of Telugu states celebrating Sankranti festival with much fervour and villages are resonating the cultural heritage. Sankranti is a harvest festival and marks the transit of Sun into Makara Rashi. The festival mostly falls on 14th January as it celebrates on following solar cycle. Sankranti festival celebrated grandly in Andhra Pradesh, especially in Konaseema. The people of Telugu states celebrate these four days festival traditionally.
The first day will celebrate as Bhogi festival and people set bonfires as per tradition and on the second day will be celebrated as Sankranti. The third day is Kanuma on which everyone will spend time with their cattle and decorated them with colourful ribbons, offers prayers. The main aim of the Sankranti festival is to bring humans close to nature.