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The festival of Lohri

The festival of Lohri

Lohri is a major North Indian festival, which to us non-farmers means the start of the decline of the winter season. The first Lohri after marriage or after a newborn baby is cause of celebration: this includes family and friends in the evening, lighting a bonfire, eating rewri, peanuts, popcorn etc and singing Lohri ‘carols’. [...]