MahaParv Chhath: Bihari people living in Bangladesh and Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, Dhaka on Friday cheerfully celebrated MahaParv Chhath in Dhaka.
The High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Pranay Verma inaugurated the celebration programme by lighting the lamp.
The Women team performed all the events of Chhath Puja on stage, with traditional costumes, background music and melodious songs, like they perform really on the Ghats of Ganga in Bihar. The girls gave energetic folk dance performances showcasing the richness of Bihari culture.
Speaking on the occasion, the High Commissioner said that this kind of cultural program helps to spread vibrant image of Indian culture in the world. He also expressed his happiness for getting the opportunity to participate in Chhath Parv celebration in Bangladesh.
Verma congratulated all the participants who gave special performances during celebration, Indian diaspora and the organisation team for wonderfully arranging the event.
Bihari people living in Dhaka and around Dhaka participated in large numbers in the celebration programm. Apart from them, people from all other parts of India living in Dhaka took part in the celebration in good numbers.
Chhath Puja special food dishes: mouthwatering Thekua, traditional Litti Chokha, Kheer and Malpua served to the guests which gave a feel of Bihar in Dhaka to invited guests.