Articles tagged under: Diwali 2014

No freedom from comparison with former CM Modi for Anandiben!

October 24, 2014

Gandhinagar, 24 October 2014 Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today followed exact schedule of former Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Gujarati new year day. When Narendrabhai was Chief Minister, he used to visit Panchdev Mandir and Governor house in Gandhinagar in the morning every year on Gujarati new year day.Modi would later receive greetings from people at community hall near Chief Minister's bungalow in Gandhinagar. As a Chief Minister, N...Read More

Gujarat observing Bestu Varsh, businesses to reopen on Labh Pancham

October 24, 2014

Ahmedabad, 24 October 2014 It's Gujarati new year day today with the first day of Vikram Samvat 2071. Vikram Samvat calendar is 55/56 years ahead of Christian calendar. The first month of Gujarati calendar is called Kartak. Today is the first day of Kartak. Businesses and markets remain closed during Diwali across Gujarat. They reopen on Labh Pancham which is the fifth day of the month of Kartak. This year Labh Pancham falls on 28 October when markets will ...Read More

Updtaed: Moods of Ahmedabad on Diwali ( in pictures )

October 22, 2014

Gujarati businessman performing Diwali day Chopda Pujan ceremony during which they worship account books for Gujarati new year and take pledge in presence of Guru/Saint/Brahmin/Maharaj for honest and ethical practice in business throughout the year. Presented here are Annakur pictures from some of the mandirs in Amdavad including Shivananda ashram and Maninagar Swaminarayan mandir. People standing in queue at Reserve Bank of India(RBI) ...Read More

Rs. 499 crore bonus paid to 5 lakh employees by 1191 industrial units in Gujarat

October 21, 2014

Gandhinagar, 21 October 2014 As per a statement issued by Labor Commissioner, Gujarat, so far 1191 industrial units in Gujarat have paid Rs. 499,52,47,020 bonus to 4,97,658 laborers. Due to attempts of Labor Commissioner office ahead of the Diwali season, even other units are in process to pay bonus to employees. Read More

Amdavad’s largest Rangoli features message of cleanliness ( in photos)

October 21, 2014

Ahmedabad, 21 October 2014 Prime Minister's message of cleanliness has been reflected in this year's Rangoli themes too. Presented above are the photographs from Ahmedabad's Maninagar Swaminarayan Mandir and Khadia based Jagdip Mehta's house. At both places, rangoli on Swachchata(cleanliness) theme has been created to create awareness on this issue. At Maninagar Swaminarayan mandir, a large rangoli features Bhagwan Swaminarayan cleaning a plac...Read More