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Lohri is a popular North Indian winter folk festival celebrated primarily in the Indian Subcontinent. The significance and legends about the Lohri festival are many and these link the festival to the Punjab region. It is believed by many that the festival marks the passing of the winter solstice. Lohri marks the end of winter, and is a traditional welcome of longer days and the sun's journey to the northern hemisphere by Hindus and Sikhs in the northern region of the Indian subcontinent. It is observed the night before Makar Sankranti, also known as Maghi, and according to the solar part of the lunisolar Vikrami calendar and typically falls about the same date every year.

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Watch: BSF soldiers celebrate Lohri at Poonch camp in J&K [Video]

Watch: BSF soldiers celebrate Lohri at Poonch camp in J&K

BSF soldiers celebrated Lohri at Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. The 72nd battalion of BSF jawans were seen celebrating and dancing on the occasion. Lohri is celebrated across the nation on January 13...

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:51Published
BSF jawans celebrate Lohri at Poonch camp [Video]

BSF jawans celebrate Lohri at Poonch camp

72nd battalion of Border Security Force jawans celebrated Lohri at the Poonch camp on January 13. Jawans lit a bonfire and danced around it on folk music. The customary eatables like peanuts, popcorn..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:30Published
Watch: Protesting farmers burn copies of farm laws on Lohri [Video]

Watch: Protesting farmers burn copies of farm laws on Lohri

Agitating farmers Wednesday burnt copies of the contentious farm laws to mark the festival of Lohri. One lakh copies of the three agri laws were burnt at the Singhu border alone, said Paramjeet Singh..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:59Published
People celebrate Lohri with great zest across northern belt [Video]

People celebrate Lohri with great zest across northern belt

People in the northern belt of the country celebrated Lohri on January 13. The harvest festival was celebrated with tremendous enthusiasm. They offered peanuts, sesame seeds, jaggery and makhana to the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:20Published
Watch: Farmers burn copies of farm laws to mark festival of Lohri [Video]

Watch: Farmers burn copies of farm laws to mark festival of Lohri

Protesting farmers at Delhi-Haryana Border burnt copies of farm laws to mark the festival of Lohri. Farmers' protest against the newly enacted farm laws entered day 49. Yesterday, Supreme Court had put..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:19Published
Panchkula girl creates eco-friendly way to celebrate Lohri festival [Video]

Panchkula girl creates eco-friendly way to celebrate Lohri festival

A girl from Haryana's Panchkula came up with a unique eco-friendly way to celebrate festival of Lohri. Tanika has used clarified butter ('ghee') and beeswax for this year's Lohri celebration. The main..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:35Published
CRPF jawans celebrate Lohri at Jammu camp [Video]

CRPF jawans celebrate Lohri at Jammu camp

Central Reserve Police Force jawans celebrated Lohri at the CRPF camp in Jammu on January 12. Jawans lit a bonfire and danced around it on music. The customary eatables like peanuts, popcorn and other..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:28Published
COVID-19 pandemic and bad weather worsen kite sales in Amritsar [Video]

COVID-19 pandemic and bad weather worsen kite sales in Amritsar

With the Lohri festival around the corner, the kite makers in Punjab's Amritsar are facing losses due to COVID-19 pandemic situation coupled with bad weather. Every year, Punjab celebrates the festival..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:21Published
Pandemic, bad weather worsen kite sales in Amritsar [Video]

Pandemic, bad weather worsen kite sales in Amritsar

Multiple businesses were suffered due to the COVID-19 induced pandemic. As things are getting back on track, kite business continues to suffer ahead of Lohri. Apart from the pandemic and lockdown, now..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:30Published
'Will celebrate Lohri by burning copies of Farm Laws': Farmer Leader [Video]

'Will celebrate Lohri by burning copies of Farm Laws': Farmer Leader

Farmers' leader Manjeet Singh Rai on January 03 informed that they will celebrate the festival of Lohri by burning the copies of Farm Laws. "We will celebrate Lohri on 13th January by burning the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:26Published

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