Makara Shankranthi is called as Lohri in Punjab. It is one of the major festivals of Punjab. It is celebrated with great pomp and show. This festival falls on Chaturdashi i.e., the 14th day in the Hindu month of Pushya, i.e., January by the Gregorian calendar. For the festival date click here.
People socialize with friends and relatives and build bonfire.
The bonfire is lit and people worship the god and circumvent the fire and distribute offerings.