Chandigarh, 10 January : In order to acknowledge the families in the societal strata who feel immensely proud to be blessed with Female child, CITCO in association with 92.7 Big Fm celebrated Kudiyan Di Lohri at Sukhna Lake here today. Traditionally, families welcome male child and celebrate Lohri. With changing times families now a day’s have a great pride on daughter’s birth hence the celebrations take place to mark the presence of daughters in our life.
In the evening, huge bonfires was lit in the front area near Chef Lakeview and people gathered around the rising flames, circled around (parikrama) the bonfire and offered puffed rice, popcorn and other munchies into the fire .Winter savories like: til, gajak, jaggery, peanuts, and popcorn were enjoyed a lot by the visitors and guests.
To mark the lohri, celebrations the renowned artist Juggy-D,Geeta Zaildar and Rimz J also performed in the evening during Lohri celebrations. There was a palpable wave of merriment and joy at Sukhna Lake with lots of tourists and families joining the Kudiyan di Lohri celebrations
92.7 BIG FM and CITCO invited families which have been blessed with a baby girl in the year gone by to celebrate their little girl’s pehli Lohri with the same enthusiasm as they would have traditionally celebrated a boy’s pehli Lohri.