By Vijay Darda | 27-09-2022
Vijay Darda inaugurates Durgotsav and RSS Seva Gatha photo exhibition
The theme ‘Swapnalok’ has been portrayed with the help of Bengali artists in the Durgotsav organised by Rani Lakshmibai Durga Utsav Mandal and Lokmat Media at East Laxmi Nagar Volleyball Ground this year. The idol of Goddess Durga in the form of ‘Mahishasurmardini’ has been installed in the ‘Swapnalok’ so depicted.
The chairman of editorial board of Lokmat Media and former member of Rajya Sabha Vijay Darda inaugurated Durgotsav as also the Seva Gatha photo exhibition of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on the first day of Navratri festival on Monday.
The performance of Shivmudra Dhol-tasha and Dhwaj Pathak teams charged the atmosphere. After aarti, devotees sought the blessings of Goddess Durga and visited the exhibition.
BJP state president Chandrashekhar Bawankule also visited the venue. Ravindra Bhusari of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Wankhede couple of Wankhede Academy, vice-chancellor of Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University Dr Ashish Paturkar and his wife, chairman of Spick and Span Shashikant Manapure, editor of Lokmat Samachar Vikas Mishra, president of mandal Prasanna Mohile, secretary Anand Kajgikar, vice president Vaibhav Ganjapure, treasurer Amol Anvikar, members including Samruddhi Puntambekar, Anu Deshpande, Amol Joshi, Ashwin Patrange, Prajakta Somkuwar, Nitin Yete, Kalyani Deshpande, Vaibhav Puntambekar, Sanchita Puntambekar, Arpit Mangrulkar, Niraj Dontulwar and Akshay Virulkar were present.
Photo expo on service to mankind
Like every year, a special photo exhibition has been organised by the mandal. The story of work of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh across the country, from Ladakh to Kanyakumari, has been portrayed through this photo exhibition. Vijay Darda inaugurated the exhibition by lighting the traditional lamp and performing pooja of the portrait of Bharat Mata.
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