Mumbai, 4th March, 2023: Post the release Holi, a celebration of the triumph of good over evil is one of India’s most fun-filled festivals celebrating happiness and togetherness. On this occasion, Marwari Sanskriti Manch and Jain International Trade Organization (JITO), a socio-cultural organization of Greater Kolkata organized a celebration of the legendary festival in absolutely new colours at the Central Park Mela Ground (Saltlake) today which was attended by: Sri. Sujit Bose, Minister of State for Fire; Sri. Sabyasachi Dutta, Chairperson of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation and many other eminent personalities.
People enjoyed the grand “HOLI MAHOTSAV 2023” which featured the Dhap – Dhamaal performance by Bawalia group and Maharaas – Flower Holi by renowned artists of Vrindavan were the special attractions of this event. The mouth watering delicious food along with Thandaai and Jharia Dal Pakodi gave a true feel to this festival of Colours! The event witnessed a footfall of more than 5000 people soaked in the hues of Holi with high festive spirits.
Speaking to the media, Sri. Niranjan Agarwal, President of Marwari Sanskriti Manch said, “While maintaining the traditional form of Holi, the main aim of the Manch was to connect people of modern thinking with it. This time also its hallmark was seen. Dhap Dhamaal by Bawalia group, Maharaas and Flower Holi gave full-on entertainment to the music lovers of Kolkata. Everyone got drenched in the colors of Holi with varied traditions of merriment this year.”
On this occasion, Sri. Vinod Dugar, JATF Chairman said, “Conservation and promotion of Rajasthani culture is our priority. The kind of programs being carried forward by this platform to preserve and promote Rajasthani culture is commendable and exemplary, that’s why JITO is a part of such events.”
On this occasion, Marwari Sanskriti Manch Chairman, Sri. Lalit Kr. Prahladka and Secretary, Sri. Ashish Mittal said, “Holi is not only a festival of colors but also of beautiful songs and emotions. Underlining the diversity of the culture, Holi is a festival that gives the message of keeping everyone drenched with Raag-Rang-Raas, that is why Marwari Sanskriti Manch gives priority to entertaining events liked by people of all ages.”
Speaking to the media, JITO Kolkata Chapter’s Chairman, Sri. Bhaven Kamdar and Treasurer, Sri. Sumit Kothari said, “We are elated with enthusiasm especially among the Jain youth for organizing Holi and believe that only healthy song-music-dance will act as a bridge between generations. The classical melodiousness and essence of Indian music is unique. It is our responsibility to take cultural consciousness to the new generation that is why Marwari Sanskriti Manch and JITO have come together for this fun-filled celebration.”