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On Lohri, tillers burn copies of farm laws

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

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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 stay on implementation of farm laws. However, farmers said protests will continue.

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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. The soldiers celebrated the festival with fervor and congratulated the countrymen. They also assured the people of the nation to celebrate the festival with enthusiasm as they were alert at the borders. Traditionally, Lohri celebrates the onset of the harvest season in Punjab. Traditionally, Lohri celebrates the onset of the harvest season in Punjab. Women in traditional attire performed Gidha, a folk dance, at many places. People also distributed jaggery, peanuts, and popcorns--the three edibles associated with Lohri. Watch the full video for more.

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BSF jawans celebrate Lohri at Poonch camp [Video]

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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 and other snacks were also present as a part of the celebration. It is known as a festival of farmers in Northern India and is observed a night before Makar Sankranti.

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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 of Samyukta Kisan Morcha. Lohri is widely celebrated in Punjab and Haryana to mark the harvesting of Rabi crops. People traditionally celebrate it by circling around bonfires, throwing food items -- peanuts, puffed rice, popcorn etc -- into the fire, singing folk songs, dancing, and feasting on the festive food. Watch the full video for more details.

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