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Last updated on - January 9, 2019, 5:03 PM IST
45 countries participated in the kite festival in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. Organisers said 151 participants included nationals of the United States, United Kingdom, Cambodia, and Nepal.
The International Kite Festival at the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad was inaugurated by Gujarat Governor OP Kohli.
People watch a huge kite fly during an International kite festival in Ahmedabad on Jan. 6, 2019.
Ahmedabad is a major crowd-puller especially on Makar Sankranti when people from across the country flock in to compete with one another and flaunt their kite flying skills on the terraces of their houses
This is an international day which is celebrated with much zeal and gusto and if you are in Ahmedabad at the time of this festival
The bright blue sky, on this day, looks like a patchwork of colours marked by several multi-coloured kites fluttering in it. Though this fancy festival is celebrated in Jodhpur and other parts of North India the pop and show in Jaipur is unmatchable.
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