Organic twist to Sankranti

Patna: Students of various schools and colleges indulged in pre-Makar Sankranti celebrations in a slightly different way at Tarumitra Ashram on Saturday. They ate organic chura (made with rare varieties of rice) along with curd, jaggery and tilkut (sweetmeat prepared with sesame seeds).

Over 100 students from St Xavier’s High School, AN College, Patna University and Don Bosco Academy participated. The celebrations be-gan with participants singing a Mother Earth song followed by a presentation about organic farming at Tarumitra campus and the Dahi-Chura feast.