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Makar Sankranti is celebrated across India with a lot of gaiety. The names vary from Sankranti to Pongal, Uttarayan to Magh Bihu. But very few people know that the festival is also called "Kaale Kauva" or Black Crow festival in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

Written by Vibha Lohani, illustrated by Deepa Balsavar, Vibha Lohani, and Zainab Tambawalla. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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