Celebrate Kite Flying Festival Safely on Makar Sankranti Festival of Mumbai
Kite Flying Festival in Mumbai starts with a great zeal of entertainment to people on Makar Sankranti Festival of Mumbai. People used to coat the thread of the kite with glass coated manja without knowing the hazardnous level it would create to birds as well as to humans. Hence, people are requested by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) not to use glass coated manja on kites as it would harm the birds and crows and it would even lead to deadly consequences to birds as well as to humans.
A report says, every year due to Kite Flying Festival on Makar Sankranti many birds of different species got injured by this glass coated thread. The report further says that, previously an incident happened at Mumbai, when a motorcyclist got his throat nearly got cut by this glass coated manja used for flying kites.
In some places when the thread got entangled to electrical wires it will lead to electrocusion. If you want to have a joyous celebration on Kite Fying Festival just use the thread without any glass coating. It's even better to enjoy the kite flying festival on open grounds. If you happened to see any bird injured have some courtesy to call local animal protection welfare center. So Celebrate Makar Sankranti Kite Flying Festival in a Safe way without harming anyone as this day is an auspicious day not only for you but for everyone.
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