Garba/Dandiya Ras at Casa Ansal, J P Nagar, 061011

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On Vijaya Dashami Day, the Casa Ansal Apartment Owners’ Association (CAAOA) organized a Garba and Dandiya evening. 


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Several of the residents put up food and clothing stalls, at which the sales were brisk.


The effigy of Ravana…representing the powers of evil and darkness…was kept ready to set on fire at the end of the evening.

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The ladies participated enthusiastically in the Dandiya ras, wearing traditional Gujarati garb.

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Here are one of the apartment buildings senior residents, who are connoisseurs of music and dance, who were enjoying themselves that evening!


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"The sense of community gets fostered by such cultural events," remarked Mrs. Alamelu, one of the residents who is also active in the cultural events. Everyone who attended enjoyed the evening, and gorged on the delicious food that was being sold by the ladies of the apartment building.

A great way to bring in Sharad Ritu into this city of ours!


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