Published on 30th September 2017 by

The celebration of Makar Sankranti in Ahmedabad is more than just a festival, it is a social phenomenon that reaches deep into the heart of a city and reveals something profound about their culture. Every year as the sun enters the star sign of Capricorn, celebrations in a region of western India are marked by the onset of kite fever. From the rooftops of modern high-rises to the streets of the slums, the people of the city are completely preoccupied with kites. Not kite flying as we know it, but frenzied aerial combat with razor sharp kite strings.

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