Navratra Festival 2019: Advisor Farooq Khan inaugurates Shobha Yatra
ROB hosts digital exhibition on life of Gandhiji
5 Dariya News
Katra , 03 Oct 2019
Advisor Farooq Khan today inaugurated the proceedings of the fourth day of ongoing Navratra Festival 2019 here today.Deputy Commissioner Reasi Indu Kanwal Chib; ADDC Reasi, Ramesh Chander; SDM Katra, Ashok Kumar; Tehsildar Katra, Sunil Sharma and AD Tourism Katra, Umesh Shan among others were also present at the inauguration.A number of cultural items including folk dances like Silambam of Tamil Nadu, Deep Nati of Himachal Pradesh, different forms of Kud dance of Jammu region and various tableaus were part of the shobha yatra. The tableaus included scenes from Hindu religious texts like Mahabharata and Ramayana. A presentation of Shiv Tandav, the dance of Shiva, left the audience spellbound.At another venue, an exhibition on the life events and history of Mahatma Gandhi was also inaugurated by Defence PRO Udhampur, Abhinav Navneet at Government Higher Secondary School Katra. Digital elements like touch screens, digital bioscopes and 3D glasses have been provided to introduce the current generation with life and works of Mahatma Gandhi by Jammu wing of the Regional Outreach Bureau on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The exhibition was later attended by DC Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib and Deputy Director All India Radio, Doordarshan & Regional Outreach Bureau, Neha Jalali. A mobile van with large LED screen is also moving around the town shedding light on the life of Gandhiji.The Regional Outreach Bureau is also holding cultural programmes for visitors at Government Higher Secondary School. Bhawai and Ghoomar dances of Rajasthan, presented by the artists of the bureau garnered huge applause from viewers.