The festival of harvest, Lohri, is being celebrated today in North India especially in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jammu and Chandigarh. Lohri is celebrated a night before Makara Sankranti, also called Maghi, which is a day in the Hindu calendar that is dedicated to the sun god. It marks the end of winter, and is a day for people to celebrate their harvest.
With Lohri celebrations today Punjabi and Northern states festival begins and line up with many regional festival across nation season of crops and vegetables abundant fruitful harvest, may all our efforts reap us success in worship bonefire with pulses vegetable woods our strength to life.
Lohri marks the end of winter, and is a traditional welcome of longer days and the sun’s ultra violet rays bring more life journey.
With Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Maha Bihu being celebrated on January 14
Greetings & best wishes to fellow citizens on Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bhogali Bihu, Uttarayan and Paush Parva.
Wishes to all
May these festivals strengthen the bond of love, affection and harmony in our society and increase prosperity and happiness in the country: President Kovind
Celebration for festival of harvest begins across country; Prez, V Prez & PM greet people on the occasion.
The harvest festival is referred to different names in different parts of the country such as Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Makara Sankranti in Gujarat, West Bengal, and Karnataka and Bihu in Assam.
@KanganaTeam·In Himachal we have a tradition of singing Lohri, when I was small, children made groups and sang Lohri in neighbourhoods and collected money/sweets, children in villages and joint families have much more fun than city kids in nuclear families, anyway.