Raman Singh joins Makar Sankranti festivities including kite flying

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh joined in the celebrations on the occasion of Makar Sankranti in Rajnandgaon today, and was also seen participating in the tradition of flying colourful kites. The festival which is both a seasonal and religious observance, marks the end of Malmaas, an inauspicious month in the Hindu calendar. The day also marks transition of the Sun to the zodiacal sign of Makar.