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Jamshedpur, May 27: The 121st monthly Shyam Kirtan Mahotsav was celebrated in an atmosphere of piety and joy. The programme of devotional songs glorifying Shri Shyam is organized every month by Shree Shyam Bhatli Parivar Charitable Trust of Tatanagar and each occasion is hosted by devotees at their residences or elsewhere. The 121st monthly programme was organized at Alankar Enclave, Tapadia Compound in Jugsalai. The prayer rituals of Baba Shyam commenced at 8 pm. Host couple Neha and Praveen Bhalotia offered prayers to the presiding deity under the supervision of priest Ramji Parik.
The program of bhajans started with Shri Ganesh Vandana and continued till 1 am. The entire programme was hosted by Kamala and Hariram Bhalotia family. Popular bhajan singer from Delhi, Seema Solanki along with local singers Mahabir Agarwal, Niraj Jalan, Preeti Sharma, Sumitra Banerjee, Ruby Ravindra and Bunty Changil with their mellifluous renditions added to the air of devotion as devotees danced to the bhajan renditions, in religious ecstasy.
The main attractions of the Monthly Kirtan Festival were the decoration of Bhatli Shyam Baba’s court, offering of Chhappan Bhog for the deity’s consecration, Akhand Jyot and Shyam Rasoi Prasad partaken of by the large number of devotees.
The organizers of the monthly Kirtan festival included Rajesh Pasari, Mahesh Singhania, Rameshwar Bhalotia, Murari Agarwal, Lalit Danga, Naresh Agarwal, Manish Singhania, Naveen Pasari, Banil Jalan, Sangita Mittal, Vinita Naredi, Uma Danga and others.