Lohri on 13 January : Know how and why we celebrate the festival of Lohri
Happy Lohri 2022: Every year on January 13, the festival of Lohri is celebrated in many areas of the country. This festival is celebrated with great pomp in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana. In many states of North India, Lohri festival is celebrated (Lohri 2022).
This festival is celebrated a day before Makar Sankranti 2022. It is believed that Lohri festival is celebrated in happiness on the occasion of the preparation of new crop. During this, people sing songs by lighting fire. Wheat earrings are offered. On this occasion, people of Punjabi community do Bhangra, dance and sing a lot. Let us know about Lohri.
This is how we celebrate Lohri (Why Celebrate Lohri)
There are religious beliefs regarding Lohri festival. The harvesting of this crop is celebrated in the joy of preparing new food. This time it will be celebrated on Thursday, January 13. On this day fire is lit in the evening. With this, people gather around him and dance and sing. After this, by putting things made of Revdi, Groundnut, Kheel, Chikki, Jaggery in the fire, they do circumambulation. In Punjab, Maize ki Roti Sarson ka Saag is eaten at night.
What is the story (Lohri Story)
According to historians, there was a robber named Dulla Bhatti during the Mughal period. But he was a very good person at heart. He used to oppose those who oppressed the people. Whenever Mughal soldiers tried to kidnap Hindu girls, Dulla Bhatti used to free those girls and get them married to Hindu boys. People still remember Dulla Bhatti for the good works. At the time of Lohri celebrations, he remembers them and thanks them through songs.