Gurugram: Navratri celebrations saw fun and fervour at Emaar Imperial Gardens, Sector 102, Gurugram as residents participated in Dandiya Night. Navratri marks the beginning of the festive season ahead of Diwali celebrations.
Dandiya, a dance ritual, has its roots and origin in Gujarat. However, over the years, this lively and colourful dance form has gained popularity in almost every corner of the country. It is worth noting that the Dandiya Night event organised on October 14 at Imperial Gardens society was a huge success. Be it children, old or young, everyone's feet were tapping to the lively beats. The residents dressed up in traditional dresses to indulge in the festive spirit.
A Durga Puja was held with all residents present and thereafter the Dandiya Night began. The Dandiya Night took place in the central park of the society which was beautifully decorated with flowers and lights. A special Dandiya dance prepared by young women and children of the society dressed in traditional Indian costumes was the highlight of the event. As gathered by residents, a choreographer had been training the women and children for their performance.
Moreover, stalls of crispy and delicious dishes were attracting everyone. People who came in large numbers enjoyed these street treats. A lot of other stalls comprising ornaments, apparels, sports, finance etc were also put up attracting the visitors. Fun games were also organised for all age groups which saw great participation and zeal among all.
Sunil Sareen, a resident of the society, said, “It has always been our endeavour to celebrate important festivals. We are extremely glad that everyone took part in this event which truly adds to the joy. Such events allow us to interact with neighbours and other residents of the society. As a cosmopolitan society, we hope to celebrate every festival with equal fanfare.”