Lohri 2018: Today on January 13, the world is celebrating the festival of Lohri. Lohri which is primarily celebrated in the Punjab region by Sikhs marks the end of the winter season. The major part of the Lohri celebration is bonfire and folk songs.

President Ram Nath Kovind wished the nation on the occasion of Lohri. “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 Kovind,” President wrote on Twitter. President Kovind also posted another greeting in Hindi on the micro-blogging site. “

Punjab: People celebrate Lohri 2018 festival in Ludhiana

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BSF Jawans celebrate Lohri festival in Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch

BSF Jawans celebrate Lohri festival in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch

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People celebrate the festival of Lohri in Punjab’s Amritsar

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People celebrate Lohri festival in Chandigarh

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BSF Jawans celebrate Lohri festival in Jammu

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to Twitter to greet the nation. Modi posted two pictures (one in English and other in Hindi) with the caption “Happy Lohri!”.