PHOTO KATHA: Dwarka Malayalee Association performs Ayyappa Puja

By Akhilesh Pandey
Photo: Akhilesh Pandey
Posted: Nov 25, 2018

Ayyappa Puja was performed by Dwarka Malayalee Association at the temple of Radhika Apartments on Sunday. Hundreds of community people belonging to Kerala participated with great zeal and enthusiasm.

Apart from religious rituals, many types of cultural and traditional performances were the main attractions of the event.

Community children and the women also performed during the cultural event. Folk and cultural artists from Kerala will also be performing in the evening.

Bhajan and Shobha Yatra are also planned in the evening. The Shobha Yatra would be organised from Netaji Subhash Apartments to Radhika Apartments.

People were also treated with delicious traditional food.

Gopinathan PG, convenor of the puja committee said, “We have been celebrating this festival for the last 16 years in Dwarka. This is the 17th year of our celebration. People from all religion and caste participate in the festival. The best part of our puja is that we spread harmony in the community.”

Girls waiting for their turn to perform puja at the pandal

Women in traditional attire at the celebration

Puja committee people managing the event

Children performing Carnatic music

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