Jamshedpur, March 7: Gangaur Utsav, an extremely important festival of Rajasthan will be celebrated by Bhayli Mahila Mandal, Sonari at Rajasthan Bhawan in Sonari on Saturday, March 25 from 6 pm onwards.
To make the religious programme successful, women of the Marwari community on Tuesday held a meeting headed by President of the Mandal, Kusum Naredi.
Secretary of the Bhayli Mahila Mandal, Kavita Agarwal said, like every year various competition will be held for the children and women.
All the winners of the competition will be awarded. During the programme folk dances of Rajasthan will be staged.
Present at the meeting was Anita Agarwal, Sarita Divan, Chanda Agarwal, Suman Agarwal, Maina Agarwal, Bimla Burma, Varsha Agiwal, Asha Agarwal, Seema Agarwal, Sobha Jain, Vandana Jain, Rekha Harlalka, Priti Agarwal, Sangeeta Agarwal and Priyanka Agarwal.
Gangaur festival commences on the day following Holi and continues for 18 days. The festival is celebrated by womenfolk with great enthusiasm and devotion for Gauri, the consort of Lord Shiva.