Gurugram: Vatika City residents welcome monsoon, celebrate Teej
The residents of Vatika City, Sector 49 Gurugram, on Saturday celebrated the traditional festival of Hariyali Teej with great fervour and gaiety.
On the auspicious occasion of Teej, a mela was organised for the residents. Various fun activities were arranged for the visitors including kids zone, food, music, games, shopping stalls, etc. A large number of people attended and participated in the event. Dressed in traditional Indian attire, women applied henna and danced to the tunes of folk songs.
Teej is one of the main festivals celebrated by Hindu women in India. Various activities such as dance, singing, swings and several other games were organised on the occasion.
Nirupama Singh, Head of Recreation and Culture Committee, Vatika City RWA, said, “We wanted to maintain the traditional sanctity of this festival which is slowly diminishing in our fast-paced life. Women were dressed beautifully and enjoyed swinging with their partners. We also decorated a swing to maintain the tradition and organised a selfie booth to give it a modern twist. A colorful cultural programme was also organised by members of society."
Vatika City RWA Vice President Satyavan Dagar extended his best wishes to all women taking part and said that for the first time this festival has been celebrated in Vatika City in such a traditional way.
RWA President Giriraj Gupta, General Secretary Anil Malhotra, Joint Secretary Jyoti Ahuja, RWA Members Dinesh, and Varsha were all present during the celebration.