Jalpaiguri, Jan 15 (Siliguri Journal) – Since the morning of Makar Sankranti on Monday, the entire Jalpaiguri district has been enveloped in a thick blanket of fog, accompanied by chilly winds. The minimum temperature has been lingering between 9 to 10 degrees for the past few days. Jubuthubu, a resident of Jalpaiguri, experiences the cold without a glimpse of the sun since morning. Visibility is low in Gramganj’s fields and roads, affecting daily activities. The fog’s intensity is on the rise each day, prompting people to gather at the local tea shop for warmth and companionship.
Makar Sankranti Puja Kicks Off in Jalpaiguri Bengal Villages, Starting Monday Morning, House-to-House
This special day is known as Paush Sankranti or Paush Parvan. Alpana is offered in different houses of Gram Bengal and special puja is performed. Also, the new month is welcomed by making various pies – puli-pais at home. In this Paush Sankranti, various pies are made mainly with rice flour, flour, coconut, milk, jaggery. All over Jalpaiguri district everyone is engaged in Sun Puja by taking bath in family from Kakbhor on this day. Although the sun has not been seen since this morning, the whole Jalpaiguri is wrapped in fog. Residents of Zubutbu district in the cold.
Temperature in Jalpaiguri on Monday:
- Date: 15.01.2024
- Minimum: 11.0 °C
- Rainfall 24 hrs: 000.0 mm
- Yesterday’s Maximum: 25.1°C