Happy Lohri 2020: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday extended wishes to the nation on the occasion of Lohri. Punjab CM took to twitter and shared a video. He captioned the video as “Greeting to all on the auspicious occasion of Lohri, I wish you all peace, prosperity and pray that this festival will bring endless happiness to you and your loved ones.”
Greeting to all on the auspicious occasion of #Lohri, I wish you all peace, prosperity and pray that this festival will bring endless happiness to you and your loved ones. #HappyLohri pic.twitter.com/dmqIsrYEvC
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) January 13, 2020
Meanwhile, President of India, Ram Nath Kovind took to twitter and wrote: “Greetings and good wishes to the people of the country on Lohri. May the festival bring happiness, good health and prosperity to everyone’s lives.” Likewise, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar wrote: “Hearty greetings on the auspicious occasion of Lohri. May this harvest season enrich your lives with prosperity, good health & happiness.”
Indian Hockey player Rani Rampal said in a tweet: “Wishing you all a very “HAPPY LOHRI”. May the bonfire of LOHRI burn all the moments of sadness & fill your life with joy, peace, prosperity & good health.”
Lohri is a prominent winter festival, which is celebrated primarily among Hindu-Sikhs in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. It is celebrated on January 13, of every year. The significance and the legends about the Lohri are many and these link the festival to the Punjab region.