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Lohri 2024: Here's how the country celebrated the harvest festival

Published on Jan 15, 2024 10:02 AM IST
  • Lohri is observed on the eve of Makar Sankranti, signifying the end of the winter solstice and the onset of longer days.
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Lohri signifies the conclusion of the winter season and the celebration of crop harvest. In Punjab and Northern India, Lohri is celebrated with immense joy and happiness. Throughout the country, this festival is known by various names such as Sankranti, Lohri, Pongal, Magh Bihu, and Uttarayan, all symbolizing gratitude for a bountiful harvest. Here's a glimpse of how Punjabis celebrated this occasion across the country. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 15, 2024 10:02 AM IST

Lohri signifies the conclusion of the winter season and the celebration of crop harvest. In Punjab and Northern India, Lohri is celebrated with immense joy and happiness. Throughout the country, this festival is known by various names such as Sankranti, Lohri, Pongal, Magh Bihu, and Uttarayan, all symbolizing gratitude for a bountiful harvest. Here's a glimpse of how Punjabis celebrated this occasion across the country. (ANI)

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Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party President Ravinder Raina celebrates the Lohri festival at the party office in Jammu.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party President Ravinder Raina celebrates the Lohri festival at the party office in Jammu.(ANI)

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People from the Sikh community celebrate Lohri in Patna. The festival of 'Lohri' was celebrated in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh with traditional fervour.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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People from the Sikh community celebrate Lohri in Patna. The festival of 'Lohri' was celebrated in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh with traditional fervour.(ANI)

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The Takhat Shri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib Gurudwara was illuminated during the Lohri festival and the celebration of Guru Gobind Singh's birthday in Patna. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Takhat Shri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib Gurudwara was illuminated during the Lohri festival and the celebration of Guru Gobind Singh's birthday in Patna. (ANI)

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Bonfires, an important part of the festivities, were lit as families danced to the tunes of famous festival songs.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bonfires, an important part of the festivities, were lit as families danced to the tunes of famous festival songs.(ANI)

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People offer puffed rice, peanuts and popcorn to a bonfire on the occasion of Lohri, the Hindu Sikh festival of spring in Amritsar.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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People offer puffed rice, peanuts and popcorn to a bonfire on the occasion of Lohri, the Hindu Sikh festival of spring in Amritsar.(AFP)

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A group of dancers from Punjab performs during the Lohri celebrations at Great India Place Mall sector 38A in Noida.(HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A group of dancers from Punjab performs during the Lohri celebrations at Great India Place Mall sector 38A in Noida.(HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and his counterpart in Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar greeted people on the occasion. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and his counterpart in Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar greeted people on the occasion. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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