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Yeh Hai India: It's Time For Lohri

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Last updated on: January 13, 2022 12:38 IST
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Please click on the images for a look at the latest in our Yeh Hai India series: Capturing the events and moods across our incredible country.

IMAGE: A man carries a large kite on a bike on the eve of Lohri, the winter folk festival, in Amritsar, January 12, 2022.
Photograph: PTI Photo

 

IMAGE: People buy kites and other decorative items on the eve of Makar Sankranti in Thane, January 12, 2022.
Photograph: PTI Photo

 

IMAGE: A worker rolls the kite thread (dor) on a kite spool (charkhi), ahead of Lohri on the outskirts of Amritsar, January 11, 2022.
the kite flying season peaks in Amritsar on Lohri, which marks the culmination of winter and is celebrated in January every year.
Photograph: ANI Photo

 

IMAGE: Workers process the dor (kite thread) with colours and other local ingredients, ahead Lohri on the outskirts of Amritsar, January 11, 2022.
Photograph: ANI Photo

 

IMAGE: A Bhela Ghar (makeshift shelter) created around the theme of the fight against COVID-19 for the harvest festival Magh Bihu at Raha in Nagaon, Assam.
The festival is celebrated all over the state like Lohri in North India with the burning of Meji and Bhela Ghar.
Photograph: ANI Photo

 

IMAGE: Lieutenant General D P Pandey, the Chinar Corps commander, with a child passenger on the train from Anantnag to Qazigund, January 12, 2022.
Photograph: ANI Photo

 

IMAGE: Indian Army soldiers distribute essential items required for daily survival to the families of daily wage labourers after incessant snowfall resulted in the road from Shahpur village to Poonch being cut off, January 12, 2022.
Photograph: ANI Photo

 

IMAGE: A monkey is undaunted by heavy snowfall in Shopian, Kashmir, January 11, 2022.
Photograph: ANI Photo

 

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com and Anant Salvi/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/Rediff.com

 

 
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