Lohri is a major Indian festival celebrated in the Western state of Punjab. It marks the end of the winter solstice and the beginning of sunnier days.It is basically associated with the worship of fire and the sun. Lohri is an ancient festival in which people would gather, sing and dance around a bonfire.
Career point GuruKul Celebrated the auspicious festival Lohri on 13th January in the school premises. The function began at 5pm in the evening. The whole ground was decorated beautifully with colourful buntings and flowers etc. The day commemorated with immense joy and enthusiasm. The function started with welcoming our H’oble General Manager Mr Sanjay Gupta and Respected Principal Mrs Meenal Vasal. They were greeted with “Dhol” followed by a jaw dropping dance performance of Gurukulites. All the Staff Members and Gurukulites wore ethnic attires and danced to the foot tapping punjabi music and Dhol. Not only the students but also the dignitaries participated in dance. Female faculty staff added more charm to the festivities by performing giddha around the bonfire.
The positive vibes of Lohri filled the air with happiness.
Prayers were offered for peace and prosperity of one and all. At the end peanuts, and popcorn were also distributed among all as prasad (offerings made to god). Makki ki roti and sarson ka saag was served in dinner. It was a great celebration, left an atmosphere of peace and ease.
“Lohri is the long awaited festival of Punjab, one that spreads the message of love and unity among the people.”
Lohri di lakhh lakhh wadaiyan….