Monday, March 22, 2010

Naw Ruz Celebrated in a grand way at Baha’i School, Tadong.

by Sanjay Agarwal

Baha’i Community of Tadong celebrated Naw Ruz (Baha’i New Year) in a grand way at Baha’i School Tadong. Which is the day of equinox, when day and night is equal and also the beginning of spring season is celebrated as the1st Day of Baha’i New year by the Baha’is of all over the world? The day is the symbol of fellowship, brotherhood and equality.

The program started at 11.00 am with the prayers and reading Holy writings. Mrs. Rupa Devi Pradhan, Principal of Baha’i School, Tadong presented enriching talk on the significance of Naw Ruz. This was followed by beautiful bhajans, songs, and dances by children, youths and adults. To make the program more colourful there were varieties of games and fun. Programme premises were decorated with beautiful colour papers and banners and rongoli.

The Baha’is of Tadong and its surrounding were present in the program. At the end of the programme the principal of Baha’i School Tadong felicities all the teaching and non- teaching staff of the Baha’i School hostel for rendering devoted service and parental care to hostel children. The programme was attended by some members of Regional Baha’i Council of Sikkim /Darjeeling, members of Denzong Baha’i Institute and Auxiliary Board member Mrs. Karuna Khati. The whole programme was conducted by Mr. Tika Adhikari.