Cherie Blair Preity Zinta
Andhra Pradesh ~ India ~ International ~ City ~ Entertainment ~ Business ~ Sports ~ Technology ~ Health ~ Features
2010 Commonwealth Games ~ 2010 Nobel Prizes ~ Sachin Tendulkar ~ Rajasthan Royals ~ Kings XI Punjab ~ Sushil Kumar ~ Deepika Kumari ~ Somdev Devvarman ~ HR Bhardwaj
Home / India News / 2010 / January 2010 / January 14, 2010
Cherie Blair, Preity Zinta celebrate Lohri in New Delhi
RSS / Print / Comments

Cherie Blair

Bruni's 'Absolute Beginners' 'worst cover version in pop music history'

Haiti Mobile Money Solution now 'Feature Commitment' at Clinton Global Initiative 2010

Brit Deputy PM's wife 'doesn't know who Cherie Blair is'

More on Cherie Blair

Preity Zinta

Bollywood actresses walk on ramp to collect funds for Salman's charity

BCCI terminates IPL agreements of Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab

Big B, King Khan, Hrithik walk ramp at Mumbai's HDIL India Couture Week

More on Preity Zinta

Tony Blair

Tony Blair's memoirs 'A Journey' nominated for Bad Sex Award!

Radical Islam has 'outspent, outmanoeuvred, out-strategised' democracies: Blair

UK held secret war talks with U.S. general 11 months before Iraq invasion

More on Tony Blair

Top News

144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

All India Bar Examination mandatory for law graduates to practice in India

It's desirable that China frees Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu:Japanese PM

Craven's horror flicks 'were inspired by real stories'

RBI will intervene if inflows turn lumpy: Subbarao

Enforcement Directorate issues 'Look Out Circular' against Lalit Modi

Now, laser technology that destroys tumours using heat

Waist size, not BMI can foretell cardiovascular risk in children

Cherie Blair, Preity Zinta celebrate Lohri in New Delhi

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blairs wife Cherie Blair and Bollywood actor Preity Zinta celebrated the harvest festival of Lohri here on Wednesday.

New Delhi, Jan 14 : Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's wife Cherie Blair and Bollywood actor Preity Zinta celebrated the harvest festival of Lohri here on Wednesday.

Cherie Blair, who is also the president of Loomba Trust that works for the uplift of widows, was in New Delhi to create awareness about the plight of widows across the world.

Preity Zinta is the Trust's global brand ambassador.

Both of them celebrated the festival at a five-star hotel in New Delhi.

Cherie Blair said she hoped the festival would bring a change in the wintry chill.

"Well I certainly enjoyed the festival very much this evening and the fire is very welcomed but I think that is the spirit of Lohri. It's about return of the seasons and the hope of better weather to come," she added.

Preity said the celebration was part of raising money for the trust.

"We are here to raise awareness; we are here to raise money tonight especially. Of course we are celebrating Lohri also but to raise money for this trust so that it can help widows all over India and all over the world," said Zinta.

The trust aims at helping the disadvantaged and marginalized widows to empower themselves through its various projects worldwide.


Link to this page

Suggested pages for your additional reading on Facebook

© 2000-2017 All Rights Reserved and are of their respective owners.
Disclaimer, Terms of Service & Privacy Policy | Contact Us