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Navratra Festival-2009
Folk performances spell bound audience at Katra

A view of Folk Dances during Navratra Festival- 2009.
A view of Folk Dances during Navratra Festival- 2009.

Katra, September 24 - Scintillating cultural performances presented by the artists of Song and Drama Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (GOI) are attracting large local crowd including thousands of pilgrims from within and outside the State during the ongoing Navratra festival- 2009 at Government Higher Secondary School , Katra.

The artists of the department attired in their traditional costumes spell bound the thickly crowded audience with their performances, last evening.

The presentations of folk dances of different regions of the country received huge applause from the audience. They included Dogri harran, Lambari folk dance of Andhra Pradesh, Assami dance, Rajastani folk dance, Dogri folk dance and Himachali folk dance. On the occasion, Romelo Ram and party presented famous Dogri folk dance “Geetru”. The performance compelled every body present on the occasion to give him repeated cheer.

The Navratra festival, 14th in series, is being organized by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra and J&K State Tourism Department in collaboration with various local organizations of the Katra.


Click here to read more information on Navratra Festival at Katra.

Click here to view Photo Gallery of events during Navratra Festival.

Source: Government of Jammu & Kashmir, Department of Information, Press Note, September 24, 2009

 
 
 
 
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