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Lohri Celebration held at Govt College of Girls, Ludhiana



Lohri was celebrated with exuberance and fanfare in Govt. College for Girls, Ludhiana. The mood on the campus was upbeat and the students were totally absorbed in the festive spirit of Lohri. The chief guest of the occasion was Principal, Dr Manju Sahni. In the beginning of the function, the speech was delivered by Mrs Gurwinder Kaur from the Dept. of Punjabi highlighting the historical significance and importance of the festival of Lohri, which ushers in the cheerful spring season bidding adieu to the winters. The students sang songs immersed in cultural folklore of Punjab. Mrs Harleen Kaur from the Dept. of Physics welcomed all the guests.

Dr Manju Sahni, Principal congratulated everyone on the occasion and encouraged them to value their cultural heritage. All the students and teachers took part in the celebrations enthusiastically. The program kicked off with Giddha, Traditional Punjabi folklore, Dance and Lohri Poojan. College Youth  Club, Students Council and Dept. of Punjabi collectively arranged the whole function. Madam Principal along with other teachers worshipped holy bonfire, groundnuts and sweets were also distributed among the staff and students.

The students had a gala time as they danced around the holy bonfire and offered their prayers for the prosperity of the nation.

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