Those crowded terraces and chill outs marking “Ae kaipo Che…” , “Aee lapeeet” mark days of Uttarayan or Makarsankranti on 14th and 15 th of January.
Uttarayan and vasi uttarayan are one of the favorite festivals of Barodians. A special haraji market at Gendi Gate is named to buy kites with negotiation on prior day of Uttarayan. People enjoy these days with traditional foods like undhiyu – sev – jalebi , teel and peanut chikki. From young ones to old all are at terrace whole day. Terrace are full with People, Food, Kites & DJ’s. Evening time the sky becomes beautiful with lighted lanterns. More fire crackers are blown than Diwali.