‘Didi’ Greets Nation On Lohri


Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of the Punjabi folk festival of Lohri.

‘Wishing good health, happiness and prosperity to all my Punjabi brothers and sisters on the occasion of Lohri’ Mamata tweeted on Saturday.

Lohri, primarily celebrated in the Punjab region by Sikhs and Hindus, marks the end of the winter season.

Bonfire and folk songs are a major part of the celebration, and a Puja Parikrama around the bonfire is performed followed by the distribution of Prasad.