The Navhind Times has an interesting article on ‘Jamghat’ a kite festival held in India.
Bracing for kite flying on â€˜Jamghatâ€™
UNI Lucknow Oct 29: The day after Diwali, the skyline of the Uttar Pradesh capital would be dotted with numerous â€˜Chandtaraâ€™, â€˜Soorajâ€™ and â€˜Tirangaâ€™ as people celebrate â€˜Jamghatâ€™, a traditional festival of kite flying.
Parevaâ€™ â€” the day after Diwali is considered by many as the day of rest in UP. With festivities beginning well before â€˜Navratraâ€™, it is time to take a break after a hectic Dussehra and Diwali.
However, the break is short-lived as the festival of Id is to be celebrated just three days after the â€˜Festival of Lightsâ€™. While people are busy preparing for the various festivities lined up, there is a hard-core group awaiting â€˜Jamghatâ€™ â€” not to rest but to reach out to the skies via colourful kites.
You can read the entire article on the Navhind Times website.