Meena Sankranti marks the beginning of the Sun’s transition from Meena to Mesha or from Pisces to Aries. There are 12 Sankranthis in a Hindu Solar Calendar and Meena Sankranti is the last in one cycle. It is an auspicious day for many communities in eastern parts of
. In 2016, the date of Meena Sankranti is March 15. Time is at 11:10 AM. India
‘San’ means plenty and good and ‘Kranti’ means radical change and Sankranthi means plenty of good change. Meena Sankranti day is of importance is Orissa.