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President greets nation on Lohri

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of of

"Greetings and good wishes to the people of the country on May the festival bring happiness, good health and prosperity to everyone's lives #PresidentKovind," Kovind wrote on

also posted another greeting in Hindi on the

Lohri, primarily celebrated in the region by Sikhs and Hindus, marks the end of the winter season.

Bonfire and folk songs are a major part of the celebration, and a Puja Parikrama around the bonfire is performed followed by the distribution of Prasad.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 08:27 IST