Makara Sankrati Comes to Houston

Date 2001/1/19 8:45:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International

Source: Vishwa Hindu Parishad Press Release

HOUSTON, TEXAS, January 15, 2001: More than 2,500 of Houston's Hindu children women, and men, a record number, turned out for the annual Makara Sankranti Kite Flying Celebration sponsored by Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America's Houston chapter members, Gujarati Samaj of Houston and Leuva Patidar Samaj. The event correspondents to Pongal in South India and this year coincided with Swami Vivekanada's birthday. A famous kite festival occurs in India on this date.

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