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Festive Fervour at Karnavati

Good morning friends.  Festive fervor at Karnavati.  Colours, music, flashy apparels, beats, masti and smiles.  These are all you will see with this festive and a lot more. 

The action at Karnavati Club on the first three nights needed to be seen to be believed.  There are thousands who swaying away to the beat of the music to the crowd energized their nights with all the cheers and applause.

Shivan Bhargava, COO, Bharti Airtel’s Gujarat Circle, initiate a step forward in promoting celebration of festivals in an eco-friendly manner. It will be a celebration of Navratri under the theme ‘Go Green Dandiya’ for a cleaner and greener environment in the city. The activities will help initiate a movement towards saving our planet and a better future for all of us.”

Every year something new to the crowd along with garba will be presented.  It will be always believed that it will spread awareness about some burning issues during such big events. One of this year’s presentation is the wearing of green. The Navratri celebrations at Karnavati will have an edge over others, what with the green message that it aims at conveying,” says Manoj Chaudhary, Director, Shanku’s Water Park & Resort.

Many professional groups and dancers performed some splendid garba steps, with even the crowds swaying to the beats. Enthusiasts also flaunted their designer apparels. – The Times of India



Happy and Joyous Navratri


Kid’s were participating in the Navratri Celebration.  NAV means number 9 and RATRI means dance.  It’s a dance festival which were participated by many, even kids.  It’s a happy celebration with a lot of garba.

manavparivar garba-2




Manavparivar Garba-1




Shivam Dhirendra Patel ready for garba

Day start with walk and than as today is Tuesday, having satsang at Dadaji’s hosue. From Today Navaratri starts. Today is first day of Navaratri. Navaratri meaning Nine Nights. Nine Nights for dance. In many schools, schools authority organizes garba too. My elder son Shivam Dhirendra Patel is studying in St.Kabir school Naranpura branch. They also organize garba today for students. See the below picture of shivam in traditional garaba player dress.

Shivam Dhirendra Patel_garba_1

Shivam Dhirendra Patel_garba_1

Look at the art work done in the Coti (top).



Look at his right arm too. He wear a bangel type ornament there.



How his Dhoti looks? view the following two pictures.





His cloths are called Traditional Garba cloths. Made with cotton material with lots of art work on it.

Guj Inc ready for 9-day extravaganza



Good Morning friends, today is Monday, September 29, 2008. I weak up early today. Around 4-45 am I was out of bed. Reason I weak up early because I went to bed last night at 8-30 pm. I was at matar for Free Medical Camp organizes by manav parivar. So I was tired last night, I go to bed at 8-30 pm.


From tomorrow Navaratri meaning A nine day dance program is going to start in my country. If I talk about Gujarat which is my state, Navaratri is one of the most popular festival. Our state government is going to have celebration with Vibrant Gujarat Navratri  Festival in ahmedabad. Fortunatily location for this Navratri Garba is very close from my resident. I read following news at times of india website.


Gujarat Industries Navratri Festival Society (GINFS) is all geared up to organise the nine-day long Vibrant Gujarat Navratri festival on Gujarat University grounds. This time also the show is being sponsored by 30-odd companies with a budget of Rs 11 crore.


Various programmes have been organised for people that include state-level garba competitions, garba by famous artists, several traditional and folk dances.


Besides garba, about 100 handicraft stalls of NID and NIFT and food courts serving variety of cuisine would be housed at the venue. A section of the ground will display documentaries , including one on Mt Everest , while information on world heritage sites such as Champaner and 5000-year-old Dholavira will be offered. There will be also a fashion show for children, a fire rescue drill and games.


“We hope to attract around two lakh visitors to this venue. We are ready with all security measures, including installing CCTVs, metal detectors, security personnel, 108 and fire brigade services,” said Parimal Nathwani , chairman of GINFS.


“It’s the responsibility of industries who belong to Gujarat to promote and preserve Gujarati culture,” he added.


LK Advani will inaugurate the festival on September 30. Governor Nawal Kishor Sharma and Chief Minister Narendra Modi will also attend the function.


People can also enjoy this festival , watching it all from home, organiser said. For that GINFS will webcast live programme from venue. On Saturday, Nathwani will also inaugurate the festival’s website.


Ref: timesofindia­­­