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Indian New Year Celebration

The ‘Pratipada’ event was organized by Sanskar Bharti, Delhi Province.
Padma awardees Nalini-Kamalini were chief guests at the cultural event.

The Indian New Year Utsav, Vikrami Samvat 2081 concluded with grand festivities at Sur Ghat, Delhi, marking the ‘New Year Pratipada’ celebration organized by Sanskar Bharti, Delhi Province.

National Convener of Pragya Pravah, J. Nandkumar was present along with renowned dancers and Padma awardees Nalini-Kamalini, who were the esteemed chief guests. Member of Parliament Manoj Tiwari and former Mayor Harsh Malhotra also attended the function.

The programme commenced with a mesmerizing performance by the acclaimed santoor player Abhay Sopori. The event featured hymn recitals, captivating dance performances and poetry readings. As the sun rose, devout attendees offered water to Lord Sun and lit lamps as a symbolic gesture of devotion.

J. Nandkumar emphasized the time-honoured tradition of celebrating the Indian New Year, highlighting the deep-rooted cultural heritage of India and urging all Sanatanis to uphold this tradition.