What Is Lohri And Why Do We Celebrate This Festival?

Lohri

Lohri is a popular Punjabi winter folk festival that is not only celebrated in the Punjab region but also in most parts of north India nowadays. It is believed that Lohri commemorates the passing of the winter solstice. People gather around bonfires to celebrate the end of the winter. This festival is the opposite of Diwali as, in Diwali, people rather visit each other’s homes to exchange sweets, but in Lohri people gather at one place, mainly a common bonfire surrounded with chairs, and exchange sweets with each other. The…

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