Photos: Amritsar celebrates Lohri

Updated: Jan 16, 2017, 15:55
  • Photos: Amritsar celebrates Lohri
    Indian youth fly kites during celebrations of the Lohri festival in Amritsar on January 13, 2017. The Lohri harvest festival is marked in northern India by the lighting of bonfires and the flying and battling of kites. All pics/AFP
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    An Indian shopkeeper hangs kites for sale outside his shop in Amritsar on January 10, 2017. The demand for kites is rising ahead of the Lohri harvest festival, which falls on January 13, 2017 and is marked in northern India with celebrations involving the flying and battling of kites.
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    An Indian kitemaker prepares kites at his workshop in Amritsar
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    Young indian women poses as they fly kites during celebrations on the eve of the Lohri festival in Amritsar on January 12, 2017.
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    There are several rituals performed for Lohri. Folklore are sung and the Bhangra and Gidda performances are to look out for.
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    Gidda
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Lohri is the festival that marks the end of the winters and brings in the new farming season. Here's how Amritsar celebrated the festival.

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