The Powai Sindhi Association Celebrated Lohri at Norita grounds in Hiranandani Powai. There was free food coupons given out, the food was delicious Sindhi Style with Aloo tikki with Chana, Somosa Chat, Gulab Jamun, Dahi Vade and Coffee. Powai Sindhi as well non Sindhi’s turned out in large number.
Lohri, is celebrated every year on 13th of January. It is a festival to worship fire. Lohri Festival is celebrated with great pomp in North India. At this time Earth starts moving towards the sun marking the auspicious period of Uttarayan. First Lohri is very important for the newly wed and the new born babies as it marks fertility. At night, people gather around the bonfire and throw til, puffed rice & popcorns into the flames of the bonfire. Prayers are offered to the bonfire seeking abundance & prosperity. People make merry by dancing & singing traditional folk songs.
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