Lohri Celebrations – 13 January 2019

Observed to celebrate the new harvest season. Lohri is the first hindu festival of the year. Essentially termed as the festival of the farmers in Northern India, during lohri farmers thank the almighty for a good harvest and seek blessings for the future. In other parts of the country it is oberved under different names : Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Makar Sankranti in Bengal, Bihar and UttarPradesh, Bihu in Assam and Tai Pongal in Kerela.