Glimpse of Traditional Festival – Lohri
Under the able guidance and supervision of chairman Sd. Narinderpal Singh and principal Mrs Barinder Kaur the festival of “LOHRI” was celebrate in CHANAKAYA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL JALANDHAR.
As the tradition goes a bonfire is lighted. Peanuts, Rewaire and popcorn are the sepecial eatable of the day.
The legend of Lohri is all about the Robin hood(Dulha Bhatti) Of Punjab who robbed the rich and help the poor.
He also helped a very poor person by adopting his two doughter Sundri and Mundri and married them with his own expense. This legend was narrated by students
Song related to lohri were sungs. The children were full of gaiety and all were in full spirits.
The students and teachers gather in the spacious school ground. A big heap of wood is made. A table containing thousands of packets of Moongfali, Rewari and popcorn,adorned the place.The principal mam and the chairman sir offered prayers and thanked almighty they lighted the bonfire. Everyone Clapped. The sound of clapping rented the air. In today’s scenario the tradition was brought to light through online celebration also.
Children presented songs, speeches, poems related to festival of Lohri. There was lot of laughter and each and everyone enjoyed eating, singing and dancing. Everyone thanked management for the exilent arrangements. Lastly i would like to conclude by paying homage to Dulla Bhatti who gave a tough fight to king Akbar and raised his voice against
oppression. He was hanged to death but his legend has become immortal in the festival of Lohri This festival also marks the end of winters and time to harvest Rabi crops.
TO ALL THE READERS
Fabulous and fantastic glimpse of online and offline celebration of traditional festival Lohri in Chanakaya International School Jalandhar