Jaipur celebrated Makar Sankranti with Kites and Firework

Thousands of colourful kites dotted the skyline of  Pink City- Jaipur on Monday, announcing the festive beginning of the year.

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It seemed as if the whole of Jaipur had gotten together to celebrate the festival and engage in kite-flying. Rajasthan Tourism Department also organized a special kite fest for the both, the domestic, and international tourists at the Jal Mahal Ki Pal where tourists not only enjoyed kite-flying but also relished til ke laddoo, fini and gajak – special delicacies of the festival.

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Apart from expert flyers, city’s oldest kite expert Babu Khan also displayed his skills, flying 100 kites with one thread. The colourful festival concluded with a spectacular show of fireworks lighting up the sky.

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