Winter Folk Festival- Lohri

General News | Jun-09-2021

Winter Folk Festival- Lohri

Lohri is a renowned Punjabi society celebration which is commended in winter basically by the Sikhs and Hindus having a place from Punjab in the Northern piece of the Indian subcontinent. It is hung on January 13 consistently. There is a great deal of importance and legends about the Lohri celebration. It interfaces the celebration to the Punjab district. Many accept that the merry winter has passed. Lohri marks the finish of winter where Sikhs and Hindus in the Punjab area of the Indian subcontinent have since quite a while ago invited the sun and the conventional excursion toward the Northern half of the globe. It is the night before the Capricorn, otherwise called the Maghi, and as indicated by the sun-powered segment of the lunisolar Bikrami schedule; it normally falls on a similar date each year. Lohri celebration is an authority-controlled occasion in the Punjab territory of India. Even though it isn't considered a vacation in the Punjab province of Pakistan, nonetheless, Sikhs and a few Muslims have seen this in the Punjab of Pakistan. The Lohri celebration is connected to the Bikrami schedule and is commended the day preceding the Maghi celebration, which is praised as the Maghi Sankranti in India. Lohri falls in the period of Push and is set by the sun-oriented part of the lunisolar Punjabi schedule. In numerous years it falls on the thirteenth of the Gregorian schedule. There are countless folktales about the Lohri celebration. Lohri implies more days after winter. As per legends, in antiquated occasions, the Lohri was praised toward the finish of the customary month with the appearance of the colder time of year season.

Jyoti Nayak

Birla School, Pilani