PCTE Group Of Institutes celebrated the auspicious harvest festival, Lohri with great joy and enthusiasm. To mark this festival several hundred students, along with faculty participated in Kite Flying Competition. The competition was held within 11 teams of various classes. The kite flying competition was followed by entire celebration, which included Bonfire, Punjabi Music and Dhol. The students sang the famous Lohri song Sunder mundriye ho!!! Tera kaun vicaharaa ho!! !Dullah bhatti waala ho!Dullhe di dhee vyayae hoye!! !Ser shakkar payee ho!Kudi da laal pathaka ho!!! Kudi da saalu paatta ho!Salu kaun samete!Chache choori kutti!!! zamidara lutti!!! They also marked the occasion with Punjabi Boliyan.
January marks the beginning of festival season in India and Lohri is the first festival celebrated this month. Lohri is a very popular festival in Punjab. The history of Lohri, a seasonal festival of North India is as old as that of story of Indus Valley civilization itself. The Festival of Lohri marks the beginning of the end of winter and the coming of spring and the new year. The fires lit at night, the hand warming, the song and dance and the coming together of an otherwise atomized community, are only some of the features of this festival
Dr KNS Kang, Director General, PCTE Group of Insitutes said that” The Lohri festival is a tradition of living life with fun and gaiety, enjoying every moment, can be seen here. Glimpses of this life style can be seen every year on Lohri as well it holds a great social significance and is celebrated as a day of imparting social love to one and all”. Ms. Abha Sharma, faculty in charge of the event said that, “The students were eagerly waiting to celebrate the Lohri and had planned the entire event themselves, so they had great fun”