Teej Festival Celebrated with Great Zeal
When the celebration of Haryali Teej is going on in full swing all around, can the members of International Inner Wheel remain immune? Keeping with the spirit of Tej , ladies of International Inner Wheel celebrated Teej festival with great spirit at the auditorium ISKCON New Delhi with a plethora of activities.Host Club Delhi Rajendra Place welcomed everyone with bindi and flowers. On this occasion, District Chairman Gita Dhawan welcomed Chief Guest IIWP Dr KapilaGupta, Association president Patricia Hilton, PIIWPs Minnaji, Anita & Abha , other Distt office bearers, esteemed guests from other districts & members. She wished good luck to participants to put up a fine show & to everyone present to enjoy thoroughly.
Keeping in mind Teej tradition Chief Guest and Guest of Honour were presented Teej Sindhara. Chief Guest International Inner Wheel President Dr Kapila Gupta became sentimental while addressing the audience & expressed her emotions on receiving Teej Sindhara by 'Rajendra Place club' of her own distinct many years. Guest of Honor Association President Mrs Patricia Hilton addressed the audience & said that she feels blessed to experience 'Unity in Diversity' in Inner Wheel similar to Indian culture.
“”International Inner Wheel is world's largest women voluntary service organisation having more than one lac members in its fold. India is divided into 27 Inner Wheel Districts having around 40,000 committed members.Inner Wheel District 301 comprises of Delhi & NCR stretching up to Modinagar, Hapur, Rohtak & Sonepat etc,” said, Dr Kapila Gupta, Chief Guest International Inner Wheel President.
“Celebration started with dance on Jhoola song. Skits on Forms of Lord Krishna by different club members touched everyone’s, heart. Dance presentation by different club members on BhaktiRas, Shringaar Ras, Vatsalya Ras, Hasya Ras and Veer Ras left the audience enchanted. The event was conducted by Manju Mittal and Sangeeta Bharti very beautifully and meticulously. Members brought decorated Radha Krishna Hindolas and Umbrellas for competition, explained Mittal Urvashi Mittal Chairperson Promotion Committee Inner Wheel District 301.
At the end of the event, New Friends Club received the 1st prize for TEEJ SUNDRI & Faridabad Industrial Town received for 'Hindola ' & 'Umbrella decoration'. It turned out to be a great event full of fun & creative expressions with a huge presence of about 500 members.
Author - Urvashi Mittal