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Two day colourful Teej Mahotsav concludes with enthralling performances by Master Saleem at Shivalik


Chandigarh: The two days Teej Mahotsav concluded with the enthralling performance by famous Punjabi singer Master Saleem at the Shivalik Garden, Manimajra, here today.

All the women councilors of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh were chief guests during the event. Sh. Anup Gupta, Mayor and Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Chandigarh honoured the women councilors and wives of the male councilors during the function.

The function was marked with Punjabi, Haryanvi, Rajasthani, folk dances, songs, fusion of Giddha & Bhangra and Teeian de Geet by famous artists. The audience present in the Mela could not stop themselves to dance on the foot-tapping beats of “Dhol” and popular Punjabi numbers by Master Saleem.

While addressing the gathering the Mayor said that MCC has made this Mela as an annual feature and to revive our rich culture in the fast track city like Chandigarh, the MCC is doing all efforts by organizing such precious traditional festivals like Teej Mahotsav.

Other attractions of the Mela were including camel rides, cart rides, Dholi, Bioscope, Potter Wheel, Charkhe, Manjire, Tumbe, puppet show, different stalls of sweets and lassi, Maal-Pua, handi crafts, designer fabrics and other domestic items etc. The stage was decorated with colourful lights and traditional flags under the theme of “Meri Maati Mera Desh”. East meets West as the streets fill with musical sounds, with everything from traditional folk, beats of Dhol and Teej diya Bolliyan to fusion of Giddha and Bhangra.

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