Lohri Festival India
The harvest festival in Punjab is celebrated in form of Lohri in the month of January. Its an auspicious occasion celebrated with great fervour in typical Punjab style. This festival is particularly celebrated by farmer fraternity because of their connection with harvesting. The bonfire is lit at sunset in the main village square. People toss sesame seeds, gur, sugar-candy and rewaries on the bonfire, sit around it, sing and dance till the fire dies out. Some people perform a prayer and go around the fire. This is to show respect to the natural element of fire.