Marathi Sahitya Academy to organise Diwali Pahat on 13th
BHOPAL [Maha Media]: Marathi Sahitya Academy will organise Diwali Pahat on November 13. Diwali Pahat will be organised by Marathi Sahitya Academy on the inaugural day of Diwali festival.
On the occasion, a musical session will be held in the morning on November 13. Sulekha Bhatt, a well-known singer who has got Surmani Award, will perform in the programme organised in Ganesh Temple premises of Piplani.
A day before Diwali is celebrated in a grand manner in Marathi community. There has been a longstanding tradition of celebrating this festival among Marathi community on RoopChaturdashi. On this day, housewives and family members take bath before sun rise, get ready and go to temple for darshan.
During this period, traditional Marathi songs based on various morning ragas are also sung in the houses. Sulekha Bhatt, disciple of the famous singer Veena Sahastrabuddhe, is a ‘A’ category singer of Akashvani, awarded with Vikramaditya honor by the Madhya Pradesh government.
She has given presentations in Tansen Samaroh Gwalior, Sangeet Natak Akademi Delhi, Goa Kala Akademi Goa, Brihaspati samaroh Chandigarh besides cities like Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.