Why We Fly Kites On Independence Day and Rakhi?

Symbol of Freedom and Flying High, we celebrate Independence day with Kites in India. Though the kite playing goes on till Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) and beyond that as well but primarily it’s the Independence day when the Kites are used everywhere.

It’s that time of the year again, time to fly Patang (Kites). The young and old of India would all be seen on their rooftops flying kits and competing with each other as to who would be able to cut whose Kites while they are flying up in the sky.

The competition doesn’t remain only till cutting the Kites but goes beyond that to also grabbing the Kite that is now loose, the skills required for this is very different than the one that is only required for flying the Kite.

Kites come in all different sizes, colors, materials even with or without tails, but the excitement and the ultimate message remains the expression of Freedom. Some parts of India are very well known like Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, for Kites sale and competitions. There are even dedicated grounds to fly a Kite and have the competition.

Kites are very famous in India, with the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Gujarat, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Punjab exceptional for his or her kite fighting festivals. Rather maneuverable unmarried-string paper and bamboo kites are flown from the rooftops whilst using line friction in a try and reduce each Kites strains, either via letting the reducing line free at high speed or via pulling the line in a fast and repeated manner.

At some point of the Indian spring pageant of Makar Sankranti, near the middle of January, millions of human beings fly kites throughout northern India. Kite flying in Hyderabad starts off evolved a month before this, however, kite flying/combating is an important a part of other celebrations, inclusive of Republic Day, Independence Day, Raksha Bandhan, Viswakarma Puja day in late September and Janmashtami. A global kite competition is held every year before Uttarayan for three days in Vadodara, Surat and Ahmedabad.

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