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Lohri being celebrated today

 

  • The festival of harvest, Lohri, is being celebrated today in North India especially in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jammu and Chandigarh. 
  • Lohri marks the end of the long nights of winter and welcomes the longer days of summer, as the Sun begins its journey to the Northern Hemisphere. 
  • Lohri is celebrated with a bonfire. 
  • The festival is mostly associated with crop harvesting and happiness. 
  • Popcorns, peanuts, Rewari and Gajak are distributed to all neighbours, friends and relatives on the occasion.