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PUNJABI FESTIVAL- LOHRI

Lohri a great winter festival celebrated in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh between 13-15 January. Now Bengali and Oriya community people also celebrate this winter Solstice.

 

About Lohri:

  • Orgin State: Punjab.
  • Celebration Eve: Winter Solstice.
  • Respected Elements: Earth, Seasons, Fire, Wind and Water.
  • Associated Crop: It is linked with harvest of Ravi Crops.
  • Lohri as Financial Year: farmers believe after Lohri there is new financial year.
  • Popular Tale: Dulla Bhatti

 

Main Attraction:

  • Singing and Dancing bhangra and Gidda on the striking beat of Dhol.
  • Bonfire in the winter night of Lohri is the other popular ritual.

 

Interesting Facts:

  • Lohri is celebrated with other names like Makar Sankranthi and Pongal in rest part of India.
  • The collected sweets, money and savories by children in the day time are known as Lohri.
  • Lohri may be in form of til, gachak, popcorn which are thrown in the bonfire in the night time.

 

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