Today is the first New Year festival. The festival of Lohri is being celebrated all over the country today. Every year, a day before Makar Sankranti, the festival of Lohri is celebrated on 13th January. Today, when it is 13th January, Lohri is being celebrated everywhere. This festival is celebrated mainly in North India-Punjab, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh. On this day, people burn bonfire after sunset and seek blessings. Traditional clothes are worn on this day and popcorn, revadi and peanuts are distributed. Not only that, but on this day, there is a custom of offering sesame, jaggery, Gajak, Revadi and groundnut in the fire.
Greetings and best wishes to fellow citizens on the occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bhogali Bihu, Uttarayan and Paush parva. May these festivals strengthen the bond of love, affection and harmony in our society and increase prosperity and happiness in the country.— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) January 13, 2021
On this special occasion, President Ram Nath Kovind has also greeted the nation. He has made a tweet in which he has said, "I convey my heartfelt greetings and felicitations to all on the occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bhogali Bihu, Uttarayan and Paush Parv. I wish that through these festivals, the bonds of love, peace and harmony in our society are strengthened and prosperity and prosperity in the country". The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu, also tweeted and celebrated the festival with his family today. In a tweet, he wrote, "Greetings to all the countrymen on Lohri and the frat! These festivals, celebrated with enthusiasm, are an occasion to welcome the new crop and thank nature. I wish these festivals new hope in your life, new heat in your relationships, and happiness at home!"
‘लोहड़ी’ की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ।— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) January 13, 2021
यह पावन पर्व सभी देशवासियों के जीवन में सुख-समृद्धि लाये।
ਸਮੂਹ ਦੇਸ਼ਵਾਸੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ 'ਲੋਹੜੀ' ਦੀਆਂ ਲੱਖ-ਲੱਖ ਵਧਾਈਆਂ ਤੇ ਹਾਰਦਿਕ ਸ਼ੁੱਭਕਾਮਨਾਵਾਂ।
ਇਹ ਪਵਿੱਤਰ ਦਿਹਾੜਾ ਸਮੂਹ ਦੇਸ਼ਵਾਸੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਜ਼ਿੰਦਗੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਸੁਖ, ਸ਼ਾਂਤੀ ਤੇ ਖੁਸ਼ਹਾਲੀ ਲੈ ਕੇ ਆਵੇ, ਭਗਵਾਨ ਅੱਗੇ ਇਹੀ ਅਰਦਾਸ ਕਰਦਾ ਹਾਂ। pic.twitter.com/4lNBZqmR4X
Besides him, Home Minister Amit Shah also greeted the countrymen on Lohri. "Happy greetings of Lohri," he wrote in the tweet. This auspicious festival brought happiness and prosperity in the lives of all the countrymen. In a tweet, BJP president J P Nadda said, "Greetings to all our countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Lohri. Full of enthusiasm and gaiety, these festivals brought happiness, peace, prosperity and advancement in the lives of all."