In order that the entire city of Bhuj can join in the joy of the Golden Jubilee Festival, the three bands of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, performed at various locations in Bhuj. The parade was held on Saturday 28 April, starting at 5.00 pm.
Acharya Swamishree Maharaj commenced the parade at Jubilee ground, at the site of the festival exhibition and assembly marquee. Television, radio and newspaper reporters were keen to take interviews of the bands and the spectators of the parade.
Shree Muktajeevan Pipe Band London, HH Swamibapa Nairobi and Swaminarayan Gadi Pipe Band Bolton, performed on the back of decorated floats. Playing patriotic songs, Bollywood melodies and popular Indian melodies, the bands enthralled the crowds.
The parade returned to Jubilee Ground at 8.00 pm, having publicised the festival to thousands of Bhuj’s residents.