On this day, it is custom to offer sesame, jaggery, gajak, revdi and groundnut in the fire. The festival of Lohri also considered as the new year of farmers.
Lohri marks the harvest of the rabi crops and the end of the winter solstice, that is, the onset of longer days and shorter nights.
There is a popular belief about Lohri festival that it is celebrated on the arrival of spring. This festival is traditionally associated with rabi crops and is also the biggest celebration among the farming families.
Bonfire, family, laughter, happiness, music, and a lot of dance...... Yes you guessed it right. It is Lohri, a Punjabi festival that marks the new beginning.
Lohri is a festival that is celebrated on January 13 every year. to mark the end of peak winter. The festival is traditionally associated with the harvest of the rabi crops. The traditional time to harvest sugarcane crops is January, therefore, Lohri is seen by some to be a harvest festival and thus, Punjabi farmers consider this festival as their new financial year also