Dhanu Sankranti or Dhanu Sankraman is a favorable day according to Hindu folklore and happens when the Sun enters the Sagittarius sun sign or the dhanu rashi. It is of unique significance in the province of Orissa where this day is praised with extraordinary happiness. Dhanur Mas is said to begin on makar Sankranti. This day is additionally celebrated by loving the Sun God.
Amid the whole celebration that initiates from sixteenth of December for about 15 days, the Bargarh town moves toward becoming Mathura, the Jura River progresses toward becoming Yamuna, and Ambapalli is delineated as Gokul. All grown-ups and youngsters together celebrate and numerous plays and melodic exhibitions occur. The whole extend of almost 5 kilometers wind up like a theater where huge number of individuals get included and sanction different scenes of Lord Krishna's life.