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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : January 14, 2017, 11:31
Duration : 01:01

Makar Sakranti: Devotees take holy dip and perform Ganga aarti in Haridwar

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, thousands of devotees were seen taking holy dip, braving the biting cold and participated in the Ganga aarti on the occasion of Makar Sakranti in Haridwar. Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated with tartness on January 14 every year across India. Makar Sakranti also marked the beginning of the annual month-long 'Magh Mela'. Devotees converged in Haridwar and Varanasi at the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna, walking several miles on foot to take the holy dip.

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