Mithuna Sankranti is known as Asharh in Eastern India, Aani in Sothern India and Mithunam onth in Kerala. This is the day when the sun travels from Vrishabha Taurus rashi to Mithuna Gemini rashi. These progressions of the Sun are thought to be significant as indicated by the prophetic effect and one ought to perform puja on this nowadays. This day is praised with a considerable measure of excitement in Odisha and the celebration is known as Raja Parba.
It is a four days celebration where enthusiasts welcome the downpours and celebrate with satisfaction and joy. It is simply the time when unmarried young ladies dress delightfully with trimmings and wedded ladies appreciate indoor amusements and enjoy reprieve from family work. Individuals sing the raja gita, a well known society melody of the state. People walk shoeless on earth to welcome the rain and a considerable measure of moving and singing happens.