Governor, First Lady celebrate Lohri with children and staff

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today joined people as they lit bonfires and distributed sweets to celebrate Lohri -- the festival which marks the end of biting winter chill in the region.

The Governor and First Lady Usha Vohra joined the officers, staff, and their families at a function at Raj Bhavan to celebrate Lohri, an official spokesman said.

"The governor and First Lady extended Lohri greetings and offered traditional nuts and sweets to all those assembled on the occasion," he said.

"They interacted with the children, families, and staff of the Governor's Secretariat and wished them good health and happiness," he added.

The Governor prayed for peace, harmony, progress, and prosperity in the state, the spokesman said.

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