Few Lines On Lohri In English

Few Lines On Lohri In English
Celebrating Lohri festival

Lohri : Lohri is the festival of harvesting and richness of the Sugarcane crops.
As the traditional time to harvest sugarcane is January, It is known to be a harvesting festival.
The Day after Lohri is seen to be the Financial New Year.

The New financial year as believed by them is known as ‘Maghi’
Here’s Few Lines On Lohri ;

Lohri is a harvest festival which is celebrated on the 13th of January every year.

This festival celebrates the arrival of spring and bids a farewell to winter.

This festival is generally celebrated in the state of Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh.

Lohri is generally celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs with full enthusiasm. This is the festival of a new beginning.

5. This festival is related to fire and sun and people lighten bonfire during the evening.

On this day people sing folk songs and dance to music produce by the dhol.

People meet their relatives, greet them, and exchange love and gifts.

This day is celebrated to pay tribute to Dullha Bhatti who is known as the Robin Hood of Punjab.

Various cultural activities are organized in schools and colleges.

Gajak and Mungfali is distributed among the people.

Lohri is meant to be the new financial year and the meaning of life to all the people.

See Also : Makar Sankranti Wishes Quotes

Few Lines on Lohri festival in Punjabi

 ਲੋਹੜੀ ਦਾ ਤਿਉਹਾਰ ਸਾਲ ਦੇ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਵਿੱਚ 13 ਜਨਵਰੀ ਨੂੰ ਮਨਾਇਆ ਜਾਂਦਾ ਹੈ।

ਇਸ ਦਿਨ, ਰਵਾਇਤੀ ਭੋਜਨ ਜੋ ਪਰੋਸਿਆ ਜਾਂਦਾ ਹੈ ਉਹ ਹੈ ਸਰੋਂ ਦਾ ਸਾਗ, ਮੱਕੀ ਦੀ ਰੋਟੀ ਅਤੇ ਰਾਓ ਦੀ ਖੀਰ।

ਇਹ ਤਿਉਹਾਰ  ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਦੁੱਲਾ ਭੱਟੀ ਨੂੰ ਵੀ ਸ਼ਰਧਾਂਜਲੀ ਹੈ ਜੋ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਲੜਕੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਗੁਲਾਮ ਬਾਜ਼ਾਰ ਵਿਚ ਵੇਚਣ ਤੋਂ ਬਚਾਉਂਦਾ ਸੀ।

ਇਸ ਤਿਉਹਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਲੋਕ ਮੂੰਗਫਲੀ, ਗੱਚਕ ਅਤੇ ਰੇਵੜੀਆਂ ਖਾਂਦੇ ਹਨ।

ਬਹੁਤ ਸਾਰੇ  ਲੋਕ ਆਪਣੇ ਨਵ ਜੰਮੇ ਬੱਚਿਆਂ ਦੀ ਲੋਹੜੀ ਮਨਾਉਂਦੇ ਹਨ। ਉਹ ਲੋਕ  ਮੂੰਗਫਲੀ ਅਤੇ ਗੱਚਕ ਘਰਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਵੰਡਦੇ ਹਨ।

ਨਵਾਂ ਵਿੱਤੀ ਸਾਲ ਵੀ ਲੋਹੜੀ ਦੇ ਦਿਨ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਹੁੰਦਾ ਹੈ, ਜਿਸ ਨੂੰ ਮਾਘੀ ਕਿਹਾ ਜਾਂਦਾ ਹੈ।

FAQ’s On Lohri Festival

Why we celebrate lohri in punjabi?

The ancient significance of the festival is it being a winter crop season celebration and is linked to the Punjab region. A popular folklore links Lohri to the tale of Dulla Bhatti.

Question 1.
What is the day after Lohri is known as and why?

Answer:
The day after Lohri is known as ‘Maghi’ and that day denote the starting of a new financial year for the farmers of Punjab.

Question 2.
Which is the other food that is important other than Sugarcane in Lohri?

Answer:
The other food that is important in Lohri is the radishes that are harvested between October and January.

Question 3.
What is the most common song sung during Lohri?

Answer:
The most common song sung during Lohri is
‘Sunder Mundriye’ as a tribute to the robin-hood of Punjab.

Question 4.
What is the date of Lohri according to the Indian calendar?

Answer:
The Indian calendar denotes the date of Lohri January 13 in ‘Paush’ month,
a day before Makara Sankranti.

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