Lohri,festival of harvest being celebrated today in North India

Last Updated: Friday, January 12, 2018, 22:48
Lohri,festival of harvest being celebrated today in North India
The festival of harvest, Lohri is being celebrated today in North India especially in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi. Popcorns, peanuts, Rewari and Gajak are distributed to all neighbours, friends and relatives on the occasion. 

Historically, there are many origins of Lohri: all forming part of folklore. However, the main theme of Lohri is the belief that Lohri is the cultural celebration of the Winter Solstice.


President Ram Nath Kovind has greeted the people on the occasion of Lohri. President Kovind also greeted people on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal, which will be celebrated tomorrow.
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