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Bhogi, Sankranti and Kanuma greetings

Bhogi, Makara Sankranthi, Kanuma and Mukkanuma are celebrated as biggest and one of the auspicious festivals in Andhra Pradesh. In fact, celebrations of this festival begins a month before and that is called Dhanur Masam. Bhogi is the first day of this four day pongal festival. Normally it comes on 13th day of January; but sometimes it would come on 14th day of January too. About Bhogi from Wikipedia: On Bhogi, people discard old and derelict things and concentrate on new things causing change or transformation. At dawn, people light a bonfire with logs of wood, other solid-fuels and wooden…