The biggest festival of India is here. Navratri is a ten-day festival celebrated all across India with a whole lot of pomp and grandeur. Navratri, which literally translates to nine nights, is the celebration of the nine avatars of Goddess Shakti. All over India, across states, this Hindu festival is celebrated in different ways.
In West India, especially in Gujarat, Navratri is one of the main festivals. Women keep fast during the day to worship Goddess Shakti. They decorate their homes and visit the nearby temple. At night, large functions of Garba – the traditional dance of Gujarat – is organized where men and women dance with dandiyas.
Navratri literally translates to nine nights in Sanskrit, and it is celebrated to worship Goddess Durga and her nine avatars known as Navdurga.
Navratri celebrations got underway at Gajera Vidyabhavan Sachin for Pre-Primary Students with great zeal and enthusiasm. Children and teachers came in traditional dresses. School Organized best traditional dress Competition. The event started with ‘Aarti’. The children admired costumes and accessories of each other apart from dancing to the garba beats. The children’s joy knew no bounds, and for some, it was an experience of a lifetime.