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Festival of kites in North India (Lohri)

Tradition of Lohri The Lohri is the folk festival of Punjab and is celebrated every year on 13th January during the winter season. Traditionally Lohri is celebrated on the set of the harvest season in Punjab. Lohri usually falls on one day before Makar Sankranti which is celebrated as mostly all region of Indian culture. In Punjab this festival is celebrated as Lohri, in Gujrat, it is celebrated as Makar Sankranti, and in south India, it is celebrated as Pongal. The Lohri festival is celebrated almost everywhere including schools, govt, and private offices. (more…)

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