Sankranti and Pongal are vibrant harvest celebrations in India. Makar Sankranti signifies the sun’s transition into Capricorn and is celebrated with kite-flying competitions in Gujarat, while Lohri in Punjab is marked by bonfires and traditional dances. In Andhra Pradesh, Sankranti is a three-day celebration, and Pongal in Tamil Nadu involves four days of festivities, including the preparation of special dishes symbolizing prosperity.