Dubai: Thiya Samaj UAE, one of the prominent community organizations in the UAE, successfully performed Durga Puja at the Sindhi Ceremony Hall here, on 16 October, 2015.
The Durga Puja began with the lighting of lamps by the Sumangalies, followed by Bhajan Sankeerthana by Rajarajeshwari Bhajana Mandali.
The couple, Manohar and Mallika, represented Thiya Samaj UAE for the Durga Puja vidhis on behalf of the devotees in the colorfully decorated mantap.
The Maha Mangalarathi and Puja was systematically and traditionally performed by Raghu Bhat. The organizers arranged a color sketch competition for children which attracted many and hence active participation of tiny tots was observed. Later, the winners were honoured with prizes.
A puppet show on Goddess Durga was brilliantly performed by Pallavi. She was felicitated for her splendid performance.
Other community leaders and office bearers graced the occasion with their valuable presence.
The bhajans created a perfect devotional environment. Various Bhajans were sung throughout the Puja. Rajesh Kutthar, representative of Shree Rajarajeshwari Bhajana Mandali, was honoured by Manish Karkera, President of Thiya Samaj UAE.
Also Jagadish Kadri and media representatives were felicitated for their tremendous support and contribution for the success of the Puja. Further, Mahaprasadam was distributed to all the
devotees on the occasion.
Senior member and founder treasurer of Thiya Samaj UAE, Nagesh Suvarna was felicitated for his selfless contribution and support towards the society.
All the senior members and committee members equally participated and contributed for the Puja under the guidelines of Roshan Bolar, Rajeev Billawa, Rajesh Ullal, Jagadish Kadri and others. Dharmendra Bangera, one of the active senior members of Thiya Samaj UAE, compered the proceedings at the Puja.
Thiya Samaj UAE extended their sincere thanks to all the devotees, members and supporters for the grand success of Durga Puja 2015.