Lohri celebrated with enthusiasm in Jammu
On the occasion, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Dr. Pawan Kotwal was the chief guest while as MLA East Mr. Ashok Khajuria was also present.
The 3-day Lohri festival is being organized to showcase the cultural heritage of
Speaking on the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner said that these events are being organized to showcase the unique cultural ethos and heritage of
To give festive look to the city of temples, all bazaars have been illuminated by different Bazaars business associations and prize in the shape of trophies would also be given for best illumination and traditional decoration.
Huge bonfires are lit in the Raghunath Mandir Chowk and people gathered around the rising flames, circle around (parikrama) the bonfire and throw puffed rice, popcorn and other munchies into the fire.
Other attractions of the day were ethnic food stalls and cultural items, illumination of Raghunath Bazaar, food stalls by Hotel Association, Private parties and JKTDC.
Among others, Director Tourism, Mr. R. S. Mehta, Provincial President National Conference Mr. Rattan Lal Gupta, President Raghunath Bazaar Association Mr. Surinder Mahajan, President Chamber of Commerce Mr. Y. V. Sharma, prominent citizens, officers of Tourism and other concerned departments and a large number of people were present on the occasion.
Air force school Jammu celebrated Lohri at nursery wing with great enthusiasm as it’s a festival of joy and happiness which heralds spring. The teachers and students took a break from their busy schedule and got together to celebrate the onset of the new month.
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