Odisha govt declares January 15 holiday for Makara Sankranti

13/01/2020 at 11:38 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 13: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced January 15 as a state government holiday for Makara Sankranti celebration in Odisha.

All the state government offices and educational institutions will remain closed on the occasion of Makara Sankranti on Wednesday.

Makara Sankranti is a festival day in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to the deity Sun.

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