Category Articles: Events

Gujarat govt shares details of Navratri and Dussehra 2021 celebration programme

October 07, 2021
Gujarat govt shares details of Navratri and Dussehra 2021 celebration programme

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has organized various cultural events to mark the nine-night festival of Navratri in the State. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is going to kick off the celebrations at Bhadrakali mandir in Ahmedabad with performance by Aishwarya Majmudar. On the second night of Navratri, minister Rushikesh Patel will remain present at Umiya Mandir in Unjha in North Gujarat along with performance by Arvind Vegda and Aditya Gadhvi. Third and fourth Norta will be c...Read More

Night Curfew to Start at 12 midnight instead of 11 pm; Sheri Garba allowed

September 24, 2021
Night Curfew to Start at 12 midnight instead of 11 pm; Sheri Garba allowed

Gandhinagar: Covid-19 pandemic linked night curfew which starts at present in 8 cities of Gujarat from 11 pm will start from 12 midnight with effect from 25 September to 10 October. The end time of night curfew will continue to be 6 am. This decision was taken today by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel after a meeting with Minister of State for Home, Harsh Sanghavi. The government has decided to permit gathering of maximum 400 persons only for Sheri Garba, the Society and Flat based Garba ev...Read More

World’s Largest Cricket Stadium at Motera gears up to welcome cricket fans

February 13, 2021
World’s Largest Cricket Stadium at Motera gears up to welcome cricket fans

Motera: Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) is thrilled to welcome cricket fans for one of the most riveting series between India and England when it opens the gates of The World’s Largest Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad after a break of six years! The booking for the 3rd test match against England will open at 11.00 AM on February 14, 2021. The authorities have decided to allow 50% spectators of the stadium’s capacity during the test matches at GCA’s cricket stadium at Motera. It sh...Read More

125th Birth Anniversary of Jhaverchand Meghani to be celebrated across Gujarat

January 22, 2021

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister  Vijaybhai Rupani today decided to celebrate this year of the 125th Birth Anniversary of National Poet Shri Jhaverchand Meghani as a state level celebration highlighting the pride and honor of the National Poet. The 125th Birth Anniversary of Shri Jhaverchand Meghani is falling on August 28th, 2021. For this purpose, the Chief Minister has constituted a 12-member committee headed by Gujarat Education Minister  Bhupendrasinh Chudasama for state-wide planning and g...Read More

Decision on permission to Navratri Garba events after SOPs are received from Centre: Nitin

October 05, 2020
Decision on permission to Navratri Garba events after SOPs are received from Centre: Nitin

Gandhinagar: In reply to a question pertaining to permission to Navratri garba events, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today told media persons that the government will take decision on this only after the Central government releases Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) for public events. Patel said, once the SOPs are arrived, a decision will be taken by the core committee led by Chief Minister, regarding how and where it can be applied. 'The Government of India has in its Unlock-5 guide...Read More

Veteran Parsi theater actor Yezdi Karajnia felicitated in Surat

March 10, 2020
Veteran Parsi theater actor Yezdi Karajnia felicitated in Surat

Surat: Surat based veteran Parsi Gujarati theater actor Yazdi Karanjia was felicitated by Parsi community last evening in presence of top actor Boman Irani and City Mayor Jagdish Patel among others. Karanjia (83) is conferred Padma Shri honor this year. Speaking at a function, Boman Irani said, there are just 67,000 Parsis left in the world, but they give impression of million because people like Yazdibhai. I have a long way to go to be compared with what Yazdibhai has done for theatre. I hav...Read More

Corona Virus: Faganotsav 2020 cancelled at Dakor

March 06, 2020
Corona Virus: Faganotsav 2020 cancelled at Dakor

Dakor: The Government of Gujarat has decided not to hold Fagan Utsav 2020 at Dakor this year in view of Corona Virus spread related concerns. Darshan at temple, pad yatra etc will continue. DeshGujaratRead More

Chitra Bharati Short Film Festival kicks off at Gujarat University

February 21, 2020

Ahmedabad: Chitra Bharati Film Festival kicks off at Gujarat University in presence of Film Maker Subhash Ghai, Lyricist, Screenwriter, Poet Prasoon Joshi, Screenwriter Dilip Shukla among others. Gujarat Chief Minister inaugurated the event. DeshGujaratRead More

Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna to organize Chitra Bharti Film Festival in Ahmedabad during 21-22-23 February

January 28, 2020
Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna to organize Chitra Bharti Film Festival in Ahmedabad during 21-22-23 February

Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna which was established in year 2016 today said it is going to organize the third Chitra Bharti Film Festival during 21-22-23 February in Ahmedabad. The film festival will show case short films, documentary films, fiction, short animated and campus films and after screening by experts more than Rs. 10 lakh cash prizes will be announced. A three-day master class will be attended by director Subhash Ghai, Director Dilip Shukla, Writer/Director Mihir Bhta, A...Read More

Eight North-Eastern states to participate in Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat in April

January 08, 2020
Eight North-Eastern states to participate in Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat in April

New Delhi: The eight States of the Northern Eastern Region will participate in a big way during the Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat due to be held in the first week of April this year. The annual fair is held at Madhavpur Ghed in Porbandar district and the Mela this year will commence on 2nd April, a day after the Ram Navami festival. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Spa...Read More

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