Wednesday 20 September 2017 | Bhadarva Vad 30, Samvat 2073

Wed 20 Sep 2017

By the inspiration of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree, a spectacular devotional dance competition was held on Saturday 10 December 2005 in the town of Bavla.

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As a further facet to Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Shatabdi (Centenary) celebrations, and by the inspiration of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree, a spectacular devotional dance competition was held on Saturday 10 December 2005 in the town of Bavla.

This event was organised by Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, with the assistance of Bavla’s Educational Council.

Sixteen dance performances were performed by 215 of Bavla’s young girls and boys, who are part of the 12 schools and 4 main religious institutions of Bavla. Children of all religions took part in the competition.

Over 9000 people gathered in the vast grounds of Shreemati M C Amin Girls High School to see the delightful displays of devotion and patriotism towards the Motherland.

At the start of the competition, the Mahant of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Maninagar, Sadguru Shastri Shree Bhagwatpriyadasji Swami, and the Mahant of Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Bavla, Shree Shantipriyadasji Swami, together with the President of the Bavla Educational Council, Shree Vadibhai Becharbhai Patel, lit the auspicious flame of divinity. Sadguru Shree Bhagwatpriyadasji Swami then conveyed the divine blessings of Acharya Swamishree and explained the reasons that Acharya Swamishree has inspired such a magnificent event of unity and universal brotherhood.

The groups that took part, and the winners of each Group, are listed below.

Group A
Bavla Primary School
Aadar Pramukh Kanyashala
J K High School
Nagar Centre School
Barvarya Kanyashala
Shri S M Patel Vidya Mandir
Bhranch Kumarshala
Rojri English School
R K Vidya Mandir – Pradhmik Vibhag

The winners of this Group were:
First                 Aadar Pramukh Kanyashala
Second           Shri S M Patel Vidya Mandir
Third                R K Vidya Mandir – Pradhmik Vibhag

Group B
Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Kala Academy
Bavla Jean Shala
Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha
Shrimati M C Amin Girls High School
A K Vidhya Mandir

The winners of this Group were:
First                Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Kala Academy
Second          Shrimati M C Amin Girls High School
Third               Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha