Winters are special. And when you’re talking about Punjab’s winters, they’re hella special! The calmness of winter holds a special nostalgia in it, that nobody can understand but only feel. We all have hundreds of memories connected to this blissful season! Let’s take a look at 5 things that make Punjab’s winters standout and prove that winters are simply the best.
5 Things That Make Punjab’s Winters Special
1. Blessing For Foodies
Winters in Punjab introduce the traditional ‘Saag with Makki Di Roti’. Gajar Da Halwa, Pinnian, Moongfli, Gachak, Garam Gulab Jamun and so much more. Winters are surely a blessing for foodies!
2. Holidays Due To Fog
While the fog of winters bring road-danger with them, they also bring holidays for school-going students. Every year, when the fog crosses all the limits and becomes a danger for everyone driving, the government is bound to announce holidays till the time it doesn’t fade out. Holidays to students, have you ever heard of a better gift?
The way Indians celebrate festivals is what makes them special from the rest of the world. For Punjabis, Winters bring for them Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Basant Panchami with it. Lohri is a relief from the winters where families gather around a bonfire and spend quality time together. Makar Sankranti and Basant Panchami are for the Kite lovers.
4. School Life
School life is something that will bring a smile on your face and tears in your eyes when you’ll look back on it after years. And Winters are surely the best part of school life! The Annual Function, Annual Sports Meet, Lohri Function, Republic Day Celebrations are all held in winters which make our school life so much more special. A tip for school-going students – Live this moment, you’ll miss these days forever.
5. The View Of Punjab’s Fields
If you have never passed through a small alley on your cycle, wearing a Loi, surrounded by the green fields of Punjab, you have missed out on the most refreshing feeling on earth. A trip through a village road, with Punjab’s green fields and a little fog on them in the morning, shows the real beauty of Punjab!
Winters have a special kind of nostalgia that they hold to them. People who have left Punjab, know the real beauty and the value of this heaven on earth! Summers or Winters, Punjab will always keep amazing hs with its beautiful culture and landscapes.