Union Home Minister Amit Shah participated in the kite festival organized at Vejalpur in Ahmedabad. Kite festival is organized on the occasion of Makar Sankranti in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah Organized by Vejalpur, Ahmedabad Kite Festival Participation. At this time, Home Minister Amit Shah flew a kite. People present chanted Jai Shri Ram and Bharat Mata Ki Jai as Amit Shah flew his kite. Ahmedabad in Gujarat Kite festival is organized on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Before attending the kite festival, Home Minister Amit Shah offered food to the temple’s elephants after offering prayers at the Jagannath temple.
Prime Minister Modi congratulated Bhogi and Uttarayan festival
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated people on Bhogi and Uttarayan festivals on Saturday. Wishes for Bhogi, Modi tweeted. Wishing everyone happiness and well-being. He said in another tweet, Best wishes for Uttarayan. May there be much happiness in our lives. Bhogi is an important harvest festival celebrated on the first day of the four-day Pongal festival in many southern states. Uttarayana is also a festival associated with harvest. It is one of the major kite flying festivals celebrated in Gujarat.
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During Makar Sankranti, kite flying is prohibited around the shrine here
On the other hand, the Hyderabad police have banned kite flying from January 14 to January 16 on all roads and around places of worship. Police Commissioner CV Anand said in a release that the order was issued to maintain law and order, peace and harmony and avoid accidents during the Sankranti festival in Hyderabad from January 14 to 16. The notification states that no loudspeaker can be installed in any public place and no music can be played without necessary permission from the police.
It said, the people of Hyderabad city are advised not to let their children fly kites from rooftops without railings to avoid any accidents/unpleasant incidents. Children should be made aware of the dangers of electric current so that they do not collect kites stuck on electric poles, the notification said.