Jamshedpur: Famous bhajan singer Lakhbir Singh Lakha will perform in the Steel City on August 24. The famous singer will participate in the last Monday of the holy month of Shravan.
Har Har Mahadev Seva Sangh, a philanthropic organisation, will host a cultural soiree, featuring Lakha and his 26-member troupe. Over 20,000 people are expected to see the performance during the function at Sakchi Gurudwara ground.
Founder of the sangh, Amarpreet Singh Kale announced that this event is being organised from last 14 years on Antim Sombari.
“We are taking every step to ensure proper arrangements. A waterproof pandal spread over 30,000 square feet will be constructed. We will also put up special illuminations on the stretch of Kalimati Road in front of Sakchi Gurdwara,” he said.
One of the highlights of the function will be the Sangh Ratna Seva Award, which was instituted a few years back for professional excellence and distinguished service.
This year, well-known mountaineer Premlata Agarwal, ace archer Jhanu Handa and boxer Aruna Mishra will receive the award. Moreover, Duli Hansda a tribal girl who protested against child marriage will be especially felicitated. This year the event is dedicated to women empowerment.
Entry will be through special passes. People from all walks of life, including senior political party leaders, representatives of various corporate houses and social activists, will be among the audience.
Har Har Mahadev Seva Sangh had been organising function on the last Monday of Shravan. Bhojpuri singer Bharat Sharma had performed at the grounds while noted bhajan singer Lakhbir Singh Lakkha had mesmerized the audience with his melodious voice in 2009.
Popular Bhojpuri singers Manoj Tiwari, Kalpana Patwari and Devi had also staged performances here in the past.