Traditional Sarees For Sankranti And Pongal

Begin the New Year with joy and celebrations heralding the first festival of the year ‘The Harvest Festival”. Be it Sankranti in Maharashtra or Pongal in Tamilnadu or Lohri in Punjab, the entire nation celebrates it with much pomp and splendour. Signaling the end of the harvest season, the first festival of the calendar year marks the beginning of a very auspicious period. A festival of prosperity, the harvest festival has farmers worshiping the Sun God with heartfelt gratitude for a good harvest.  Each State celebrates the harvest festival with its own unique festivities capturing the traditions and heritage of their region.

Black silk saree

Black silk saree


Women in Maharashtra typically dress up in black sarees or black ethnic wear for Sankranti. strong> Buy Makar Sankranti Sarees online at Cbazaar for a stunning collection of traditional sarees. Kite flying is an important part of the festivities in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Colorful outfits with exquisite craftsmanship add to the joyous celebrations.

Down South, people celebrate Pongal with different rituals but the same enthusiasm. It is celebrated across four days with a lot of fun and festivities. Besides following the age-old traditions of preparing Pongal and decorating houses with colorful Kolams, people prefer to dress up in a traditional manner too. Men go for traditional Dhoti and Angavastram while women look beautiful in traditional Half Sarees, otherwise known as Pavada Davani. Irrespective of the fashionable outfits that women flaunt throughout the year, on this festival every South Indian woman prefers to opt for a Pavada Davani over any other outfit.

Cbazaar’s online collection includes Half Sarees that are made of rich and lustrous silks featuring resplendent intricate zari woven pattern along the hem. Pavada Davani or Half Saree includes a skirt or a Ghagra which is paired with a blouse or Choli and a Dupatta. The Dupatta is draped in a similar manner resembling the Pallu of a Saree and hence its known as Half Saree.

Apart from the collection of fashionable Designer Clothing, Cbazaar also features a selection of such ethnic Indian outfits that are a must for traditional Indian festivals.