Navaratri on the fringes of the city
On the 9th day of Durga Pooja, residents of HI-Tech Township assembled in the temple for Hawan between 3.30p.m. and 6.00p.m. and again at 7.30p.m. Dandiya dance was performed in a grand manner like they celebrate in Gujarat.
The programme began with the aarti of goddess Maa Durga. Then children and women of the colony performed Dandiya. There were 5 dance groups of children of different age groups and 3 dance groups of women. Prizes were given for the best dance in couples and kids.
After judging the 8 days puja and decoration done by various blocks of this colony the best decoration of temple by E-3, F-1, F-2 and F-3 bagged first place for temple decoration. Though the prize was humble at Rs. 2000, their decoration was very good. The management and judge decided to give them the cash prize of Rs.3000, adding a full 1000 to the original prize money.
The programme got over with delicious dinner.