The Tourism department of Bihar has decided to organize Kite Festival in Patna on 14 and 15 January 2012 on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. ‘Khichri’ is also organized during the festival. The festival will be held at the Ganga diara, opposite the Gandhi Ghat.
Kite flying is most popular celebration during Makar Sankranthi festival. ‘Uttarayan Festival’ is the famous Kite Festival held in Gujarat during Sankranti at very large scale.