Kite flying is a major tradition during the Sankranti days. In some regions, Kite flying is started in the month of December and is continued till February. In some North Indian as well in some South Indian cities, kite flying competitions are held.
During the Pongal, the schools announce holidays for children, they are actively participate in Kite flying competitions. In India, kite flying is a widely participated recreational activity. Even old aged people also participate in this competition.