Flying Kites on Jamghat

The Navhind Times has an interesting article on ‘Jamghat’ a kite festival held in India.

Bracing for kite flying on ‘Jamghat’
UNI Lucknow Oct 29: The day after Diwali, the skyline of the Uttar Pradesh capital would be dotted with numerous ‘Chandtara’, ‘Sooraj’ and ‘Tiranga’ as people celebrate ‘Jamghat’, a traditional festival of kite flying.

Pareva’ — the day after Diwali is considered by many as the day of rest in UP. With festivities beginning well before ‘Navratra’, 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 ‘Festival of Lights’. While people are busy preparing for the various festivities lined up, there is a hard-core group awaiting ‘Jamghat’ — not to rest but to reach out to the skies via colourful kites.

You can read the entire article on the Navhind Times website.

  1 comment for “Flying Kites on Jamghat

  1. 15 July, 2009 at 11:15 am

    people are busy preparing for the various festivities lined up, there is a hard-core group awaiting Jam ghat not to rest but to reach out to the skies via colorful kites.

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