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Each year, the festival is observed on the night before Makar Sankranti, in accordance with the solar part of the lunisolar Bikrami calendar.

Lohri 2021: History, significance and celebrations of the mid-winter festival

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Jahnavi Gupta, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 09:32 PM IST
Lohri 2021: Lohri is primarily celebrated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent by Sikhs and Hindus. This year, the mid-winter festival is being observed on January 13. Here's all you need to know about its history, significance and celebrations in India
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Gajar Ka Halwa(Instagram)
Gajar Ka Halwa(Instagram)

Treat your taste buds with these traditional foods on Lohri

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated in January, marks the end of winter and the time to harvest rabi crops.
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Vendors in DCM Road, Kishan Ganj market sells more than four types of groundnut and 10 varieties of chikki at much affordable prices.(Shivam Saxena/HT )
Vendors in DCM Road, Kishan Ganj market sells more than four types of groundnut and 10 varieties of chikki at much affordable prices.(Shivam Saxena/HT )

Winter delights: ’Tis the season to relish gajak, mungfali, rewri

By Ruchika Garg, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 04:24 PM IST
The fresh winter snacks that’s brimming the stocks of wholesale shops at Kishanganj, near Aazad Market is the place to shop for your favourite delights.
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Lohri celebrations have become more intimate this year amid the coronavirus scare. Those catering food at parties share the demand for vegetarian food has also gone up amid bird flu.(Sonu Mehta/HT)
Lohri celebrations have become more intimate this year amid the coronavirus scare. Those catering food at parties share the demand for vegetarian food has also gone up amid bird flu.(Sonu Mehta/HT)

Lohri 2021: Intimate gatherings, home chefs book veg orders more

UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 04:05 PM IST
Caterers share the demand for home chefs has increased as denizens prefer intimate gatherings this year, and preference for vegetarian food has also gone up amid the bird flu.
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Safety worries to spending capacity of people, the pandemic has affected it all. Dholwallahs share the limited number of bookings they have received amid the Coronavirus pandemic, this Lohri.
Safety worries to spending capacity of people, the pandemic has affected it all. Dholwallahs share the limited number of bookings they have received amid the Coronavirus pandemic, this Lohri.

Lohri sans dhol: Less demand for dholwallahs amid pandemic

PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 03:09 PM IST
Coronavirus pandemic has affected the livelihood of Dholwallahs, who share the limited bookings they have received this year vis-à-vis last year.
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Sara Ali Khan kept her accessories simple because, because let’s face it, all eyes were on her show-stopping patiala salwar suit. (Instagram)
Sara Ali Khan kept her accessories simple because, because let’s face it, all eyes were on her show-stopping patiala salwar suit. (Instagram)

Sara Ali Khan stuns in pink patiala suit at Lohri celebration with mom Amrita Singh. See pics

By Sanya Panwar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 10:38 AM IST
Sara Ali Khan kept things refreshing and interesting with her Lohri look, as she celebrated the festival with mother Amrita Singh at fashion designer Sandeep Khosla’s home.
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