Articles tagged under: Navratri 2018

Gujarat garba gripped as Navratri 2018 enters into last phase

October 16, 2018
Gujarat garba gripped as Navratri 2018 enters into last phase

Ahmedabad: Nine-night festival Navratri is in its final phase. The ninth night this year as per Gujarati Vikram Samvat calendar falls on Thursday, October 18th which is also Dussehra. During Navratri, pilgrim places such as Pavagadh, Chotila, Ambaji, Bahucharaji, Ashapura etc attract large number of visitors on 7th and 8th days.     ...Read More

When over 40,000 sang national anthem at Navratri garba ground in Vadodara

October 16, 2018

Vadodara: Over 40,000 people, most of them youths at United Way Navratri garba ground in Vadodara sang national anthem in one voice. This has been a tradition here for last several years. In video: When more than 40,000 sang national anthem at Navratri Garba ground in Vadodara, Gujarat pic.twitter.com/aGPwbj8FJw— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) October 16, 2018 DeshGujarat Read More

Garba flash mob welcomes passengers at international terminal of Ahmedabad airport

October 16, 2018

Ahmedabad: And the latest venue to host Navratri Garba in Gujarat has been the international airport. Yes you heard it right. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport(SVPI) in Ahmedabad welcomed the passengers at its international terminal with live Garba performance which was joined by staffers of various airlines and also professional Garba dancers. Flash mob type performances were also joined by some passengers. Performances were organized just before departure and after arrival to mark...Read More

Man opens fire near Garba venue after his son’s rash bike driving objected, 2 injured

October 14, 2018
Man opens fire near Garba venue after his son’s rash bike driving objected, 2 injured

Ahmedabad:Two persons including a woman were injured in an incident of fighting and firing near a Garba venue in Sola area of the city late last night, police said today. Police said that a youth identified as Apurva allegedly drove motorcycle rashly near a Garba venue close to Dutt Bungalows late night after which the locals had an altercation with him. After that he went away only to come back with his father and brother Dananram and Sanjay. Danaram opened five rounds from...Read More

Blind girls in Gujarat perform on Garbo written by him, PM Modi reacts, “touched to see this”

October 13, 2018
Blind girls in Gujarat perform on Garbo written by him, PM Modi reacts, “touched to see this”

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in his tweet said he was touched to see the spirit of a Garba song written by him brought to life by visually impaired daughters in Andh Kanya Prakash Gruh in Ahmedabad. Touched to see this. The spirit of this Garba has been brought to life by these daughters!Hope everyone's having a blessed Navratri. https://t.co/8JjwIJvdTL— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 13, 2018 Shri Modi's this Gujarati garba song was given music and ...Read More

Amit Shah performs aarti at Kuldevi Bahuchar mandir in his native town Mansa in Gujarat

October 11, 2018
Amit Shah performs aarti at Kuldevi Bahuchar mandir in his native town Mansa in Gujarat

Like every year, ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) president Amitbhai Shah during Navratri visited his Kuldevi Goddess Bahucharaji's mandir at his native town Mansa in North Gujarat with family and performed aarti today evening in mood of devotion. Shah visits this temple of kuldevi every year on second night of Navratri and performs aarti. Shah also visits Ahmedabad's Jagannath mandir early in the morning for Mangla aarti every year on the day of Rath Yatra. DeshGujarat Read More

Nine night festival Navratri begins in Gujarat

October 10, 2018
Nine night festival Navratri begins in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Navratri, a 9-night festival of bhakti, shakti and aaradhana is beginning today. The ninth night will fall on Dussehra on September 18 and with that Navratri this year will end. So far as Garba grounds are concerned, the city of Ahmedabad is going to witness lesser number commercial events due to strict parking norms. The state government like every year is organizing Vibrant Navratri at GMDC ground in Ahmedabad, inauguration of which will take place today evening. There’s ...Read More

CBSC and other board schools free to decide on Navratri and Diwali vacations on their own: Govt

October 06, 2018
CBSC and other board schools free to decide on Navratri and Diwali vacations on their own: Govt

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today clarified that schools other than those affiliated to Gujarat Board are free to take decision on Navratri and Diwali vacations. It should be mentioned that the government has this year declared Navratri vacation between 10-17 October and cut short the Diwali vacation which shall be this year observed during 5 - 18 November. While Navratri vacation and curtailed Diwali vacation have been made compulsory for schools affiliated to Gujarat Educatio...Read More

Garba King of Vadodara Atul Purohit fails to get U.S. visa, will perform in Canada now

September 28, 2018
Garba King of Vadodara Atul Purohit fails to get U.S. visa, will perform in Canada now

Vadodara: King of Navratri garba in Vadodara, singer Atul Purohit has failed to get American visa, following which his scheduled garba events in America are cancelled. Purohit and his group had applied for U.S. visa for garba night performances organized by Non Resident Gujaratis. Purohit has however received Canadian visa, and therefor he will be performing in Canad with his group ahead of Navratri. During Navratri he is scheduled to perform in Vadodara only. It's worth noting that sm...Read More

Dates of Navratri and Diwali vacations 2018 in Gujarat schools formally announced

September 26, 2018
Dates of Navratri and Diwali vacations 2018 in Gujarat schools formally announced

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has formally announced the dates of Navratri and Diwali vacations in schools this year. According to a circular issued by relevant official in education department, 8-day Navratri vacation will be observed during 10-17 October while 14-day Diwali vacation during 05-18 November in schools across Gujarat. DeshGujaratRead More

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