Spreading the message of peace and happiness of Lohri.
The harvest festival of Punjab, Lohri is also known as the “Wheat Bowl”- bread-basket state of India. This festival is celebrated to mark both celebration and sense of sharing.
Manav Rachna International School, Ludhiana celebrated Lohri in the school premises with a lot of exuberance and funfair. The mood on the campus was upbeat and the students were totally absorbed in the festive spirit of Lohri. The function started with a special assembly followed by speeches highlighting the importance of the festival of Lohri, which ushered in the cheerful spring season bidding adieu to the dull winter.
Poems, folk songs and dance added the festive spirit in everyone and very well depicted the significance of this festival. The students and teachers dressed in traditional Punjabi attire sang songs immersed in rich cultural folklore of Punjab. Groundnuts, Popcorns etc. were also distributed among the students.
The School Principal Dr. Rupali Saini lit the sacred bonfire to initiate the celebration and wished everyone a very Happy Lohri. She also encouraged each one to value their cultural heritage.