13th January 2015, Ludhiana: India’s first state of the art neuropsychiatry and de-addiction centre Mind Plus Retreat celebrated the festival of Lohri with great zeal+. Patients along with the staff members sat around a huge bonfire lit on the campus.
It was a gala evening with Music and danced to the beats of Punjabi numbers. Groundnuts and rewaris were distributed among them. Males performed bhangra and females showed their moves on Giddha on the beats of dhol.Dr Kunal Kala, Managing Director enlightened everyone about Lohri festival. He said, “Lohri is celebrated every year. It is a festival to worship fire. Lohri is celebrated with great pomp in North India.
He encouraged everyone to follow their tradition and culture. He also appreciated staff members for their efforts.
The premise was decorated with kites, colorful buntings. A skit on ‘save girl child’ was -performed by group of staff members. They organized several exciting games and fun filled activities and gave prizes to the winners. Games like passing the parcel and many one minute games were played. . All those present on the occasion got into the spirit of Lohri.