gifts for Makar Sankranti

10 gifts for Makar Sankranti women distribute on this festival

Wondering what to distribute this Makar Sankranti? Here are a few ideas for useful Sankranti gifts women can distribute. Have a look!


Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals regarded as the beginning of an auspicious phase in Indian culture, known as the ‘holy phase of transition’. The irresistible aroma of sweets made of jaggery, sesame seeds and groundnut wafting out of every other house, the exchange gifts for Makar Sankranti with til gud sweets, greetings and multiple rounds of kite flying will mark the celebration of Makar Sankranti across the city. One ritual that is very popular during this festival is distributing gifts for Makar Sankranti.  

On Makar Sankranti festival, unmarried and married women distribute 14 utility gifts, these items are often related to makeup or daily use. Married women distribute Suhag to each other to protect their Suhag i.e. donate Suhag and virgins distribute things to get Suhag. It is also called Haldi Kumkum. Let us read some general ideas of what can be distributed as a gift for Makar Sankranti. 

Bandhani pooja odhni 

This bandhani odhani is considered a very useful gift which surely delights every married woman. This traditional style chunri is best for religious and ethnic purposes. Its hand-tied bandhani work with beautiful zari makes it look more eye-catching. Meticulously crafted, this odhni will be liked by everyone and will become part of all their fond memories.

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Pooja thali

A Pooja Thali with Diya and Kumkum Holder is a gorgeous addition to every home.  Adorned with peacock design and an elegant look this pooja thali will be loved by the receivers. This is an accessory that will be perfect in any ritual be it a pooja or any other festive occasion. It is also a beautiful home decor item to give as a gift for Makar Sankranti.

Peacock Acrylic Pooja Thali with Diya

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Nail Polish set

With Sankranti gifts the first thought that strikes every woman’s mind is cosmetics. When it comes to cosmetics nail paints are everyone’s first choice. No matter if any woman uses makeup or not, nail polishes are used by everyone. No woman can ever say no to nail paints. 

Nail Polish set

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Bangle Organiser Box

Bangles are undoubtedly a go to attire for every woman. They often struggle to organize and store them safely. This Wooden Embroidery Bangle Organiser Box for women is perfect to gift. This is not just a bangles organizer but you can also use it as a Jewellery Storage Box. This handcrafted embroidery silk box with inside wooden covered by Velvet will keep all your costly and favourite bangles safe and intact. 

Bangle Organiser Box for women

Til ladoo

What else can be a better gift on the occasion of Makar Sankranti 2019 than the Til laddoos itself? It is always good to stick to the traditions and distribute the boxes of Gajak and Til Laddoos. Suiting well for the occasion, these sweets send out the message of adding sweetness to your loved ones’ life too. A gift of jaggery ladoos with a pair of kites will make the perfect makar sankranti gift. 

Special Til Laddu

Decor Diya

If you are looking for something different then consider gifting a beautiful diya on this auspicious day. Diyas have an important place in all Hindu households and this elegant piece is sure to get appreciations. Made of brass in the shape of a matki and decorated with crystals, this features a holder in the center where you can place a tea light. 

Akhand Diya for Puja

Potli bag

Drawstring Potli bags are the new trend that goes fantastically with every festive outfit. Be it a party or a wedding potli bag with pearls and zari accentuate your look in a distinct way. This would be the best complement to your designer saree, lehenga or any other kind of dress. This is the combination of traditional and modern embroidery work. 

Drawstring Potli bag

Cosmetic pouch

Cosmetics and women are synonymous with each other so what can be a better gift than a pouch that stores every essential cosmetic item? This is enough to keep your accessories and all needed essentials making it can be a best gift for any woman. It is not only a cosmetic pouch but is a multipurpose pouch that is perfect for makeup storage, skin care storage, travel storage, digital storage, etc.

Cosmetic Pouch

Kitchen apron

This one would surely be an ideal gift for every woman. There is no such woman who doesn’t spend time in the kitchen. So gifting an apron will be useful as well as a loved choice. Buy this waterproof and oil-proof apron that makes sure you remain neat and looking your best. It helps you cook, wash or do any of your kitchen work without being in stress of getting your garments messy. 

Waterproof and Oil-Proof Cooking Kitchen Apron

Copper Water bottle 

Drinking Water in Copper ware (stored for 8 hours or overnight) has well-known health benefits. It not only makes the taste of water more refreshing but keeps the skin to stay healthy with proper intake of water. This is the reason people nowadays are resorting to copper bottles for drinking water. Isn’t it the best gift to distribute this Makar Sankranti? We bet everyone would appreciate this healthy gift. 

Copper Water Bottle

So, pick out your choice of gift and fill your loved ones’ lives with joy and happiness this makar sankranti. 

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