Nagpur Gujarati Samaj organises ‘Sharadutsav’ to celebrate Sharad Purnima

Nagpur Gujarati Samaj organises ‘Sharadutsav’ to celebrate Sharad Purnima

Nagpur Gujarati Samaj recently organised ‘Sharadutsav 2017’ to celebrate the occasion of Sharad Purnima at Gujarat Bhavan, Nagpur. At the utsav, a special Garba competition was organised as well. Around eight groups, with its participants beautifully dressed, competed with each...
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Devotees seek goddess Mahalakshmi’s blessings at Mahaprasad by Munde family in Nagpur

Devotees seek goddess Mahalakshmi’s blessings at Mahaprasad by Munde family in Nagpur

When Munde family hosted a Mahaprasad post a Mahalakshmi Pooja at their Ramdaspeth residence in Nagpur, their friends and relatives poured in to seek the blessings of the goddess Mahalakshmi and have a good time each other. Satish and Mala...
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Nagpur dance lovers enjoy the last day of Navratri to the fullest at Sankalp Dhamaal Dandiya

Nagpur dance lovers enjoy the last day of Navratri to the fullest at Sankalp Dhamaal Dandiya

Garba and dandiya enthusiasts were spotted having a rocking time at last day of Sankalp Dhamaal Dandiya organised at Canal Garden, The Celebration Lawn, Kamptee Road, Nagpur. Dressed in traditional Gujarati attires, many youngsters and young at heart dance lov...
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Dev Anand’s doppelganger performs pooja at Dr Parinay Fuke’s Durgautsav in Nagpur

Dev Anand’s doppelganger performs pooja at Dr Parinay Fuke’s Durgautsav in Nagpur

Kishore Bhanushali, the famous doppelganger of the late legendary actor Dev Anand, came calling to Nagpur a few days back as he visited the Ambazari Hilltop Nav Durga Utsav Mandal in Nagpur. Also present at this Durgautsav, organised by MLC...
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LAD College students groove to the beats of dandiya during Navratri

LAD College students groove to the beats of dandiya during Navratri

The garba event, which was organised by the Home Science Department of LAD College, Seminary Hills, Nagpur, scored full marks on the energy quotient as girls swayed to the beats of dandiya. While for few girls, the event was a...
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Nitin Gadkari inaugurates a replica of Nagpur Metro Rail at Durga pooja pendal

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates a replica of Nagpur Metro Rail at Durga pooja pendal

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a replica of ‘Nagpur Metro Rail,’ which was set up by Rani Laxmibai Durga Utsav Mandal at Laxmi Nagar volleyball ground that was held on September 21, 2017 in Nagpur. Gadkari was accompanied by Governor of...
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Lord Ganesha’s devotees seek His blessings during Mahaprasad at Advocate Shyam Dewani’s office

Lord Ganesha’s devotees seek His blessings during Mahaprasad at Advocate Shyam Dewani’s office

Renowned advocate from Nagpur Shyam Dewani invited his close friends and family for Lord Ganesha’s Mahaprasad at his office ‘Dewani Associates’ on Saturday afternoon. Nation Next captured some pictures of the guests, who came to seek Gajanana’s...
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Nagpurians celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with great religious fervour during Mahaprasad by N Kumar

Nagpurians celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with great religious fervour during Mahaprasad by N Kumar

N Kumar invited his friends, family and colleagues for the Mahaprasad of Lord Ganesha at Poonam Chambers in Nagpur on Monday afternoon. Nation Next spotted quite a few Bappa’s devotees here. Check out the pictures below. Photos by: Kartik Thakur
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Must read mythological stories about Diwali festival!

Must read mythological stories about Diwali festival!

As the the festival of lights – Diwali is being celebrated all over India, Nation Next tells you about the significance of the five days of the festival, namely, Dhanteras, Naraka Chaturdasi, Lakshmi Pooja, Govardhan Pooja and Bhai Dooj. Here...
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Nagpur youngsters go an extra mile to create awareness to forgo crackers on Diwali

Nagpur youngsters go an extra mile to create awareness to forgo crackers on Diwali

As the city gears up for Diwali celebrations, two Nagpur based NGOs – Green Vigil Foundation and Constructivity Foundation – have come up with various awareness campaigns that aim to educate people to celebrate a cracker-free Diwali to ensure minimum...
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Dance and chit-chat unlimited at Garba Utsav by Nagpur Mahila Club and South Indian Association

Dance and chit-chat unlimited at Garba Utsav by Nagpur Mahila Club and South Indian Association

To celebrate Navratri, Nagpur Mahila Club and South Indian Association organised a Garba Utsav at the South Indian Association Hall, Ramnagar, Nagpur. Green was the dress code at this do and almost all ladies were seen abiding by the code....
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Blast before fast: Ladies in red had a rocking time at this pre Karva Chauth bash

Blast before fast: Ladies in red had a rocking time at this pre Karva Chauth bash

Karva Chauth is a one-day Indian festival wherein Hindu and Sikh wives fast from sunrise to moonrise to pray for the safety and long life of their husbands. While Karva Chauth falls on October 19 this year, it looks like...
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Devendra Fadnavis receives 2.5 lakhs for chief minister relief fund at Sankalp Dhamal Dandiya, Nagpur

Devendra Fadnavis receives 2.5 lakhs for chief minister relief fund at Sankalp Dhamal Dandiya, Nagpur

On the auspicious day of ashtami (eighth day of Navratri festival), Nagpurians danced away to glory at Sankalp Dhamal Dandiya Nagpur at Indoor Stadium, Mankapur. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was the chief guest, who was welcomed by the Chairman...
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Political bigwigs and film stars make Koradi Cultural and Tourism Mahotsav a memorable affair

Political bigwigs and film stars make Koradi Cultural and Tourism Mahotsav a memorable affair

The first Koradi Cultural and Tourism Mahotsav at Shree Jagdamba Temple premises, Koradi concluded on a high note on October 10, 2016. The four-day festival was attended by thousands of devotees, political bigwigs and film stars.   While Minister of...
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Dussehra celebrations: Ravana Dahan at Kasturchand Park ground will symbolise victory over terrorism

Dussehra celebrations: Ravana Dahan at Kasturchand Park ground will symbolise victory over terrorism

Dussehra or Vijayadashmi marks the victory of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura; it also marks the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana. While the celebrations of this victory, Ravana Dahan (putting the Ravana statue on fire) takes place at...
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Singers Antara Mitra and Anubhav Singh Suman entertain Nagpurians at the Durgautsav celebrations

Singers Antara Mitra and Anubhav Singh Suman entertain Nagpurians at the Durgautsav celebrations

Durga Utsav celebrations organised by Rani Laxmibai Utsav Mandal, Laxminagar, Nagpur hit the perfect musical note when singers Antara Mitra and Anubhav Singh Suman took to the stage to entertain the audience at a live concert. While those present were...
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When singer Shruti Pathak made Garba and Dandiya enthusiasts dance to the tunes of her songs!

When singer Shruti Pathak made Garba and Dandiya enthusiasts dance to the tunes of her songs!

Navratri celebrations in Nagpur kick started on Friday when ‘Raas Rasiya’, – a pre Navratri garba night event was organised at 7 Vachann Lawn, Old Bhandara Road, Wardhaman Nagar, Nagpur. The presence of Indian playback singer and lyricist Shruti ...
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Full of filth: That’s how Nagpur’s favourite Futala looks the morning after of Ganapati Visarjan

Full of filth: That’s how Nagpur’s favourite Futala looks the morning after of Ganapati Visarjan

Nagpur has been echoing with the slogan ‘Ek ladu Futla, Ganapati Bappa Uthla!’ for the past two days of Ganapati Visarjan. While bidding farewell to our beloved Bappa, we Nagpurians did every bit to please Him to come back next...
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Lord Ganesha worshippers seek Bappa’s blessings during Mahaprasad by N Kumar

Lord Ganesha worshippers seek Bappa’s blessings during Mahaprasad by N Kumar

Nagpur businessman N Kumar invited his close friends and family for Lord Ganesha’s Mahaprasad at Poonam Chambers on Thursday afternoon. Nation Next captured some pictures of the guests, who came to seek Gajanana’s blessings before Ganesh Visarjan. ...
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“Nagpur Cha Raja” immersed in Koradi Lake, after a procession of 20 kms

“Nagpur Cha Raja” immersed in Koradi Lake, after a procession of 20 kms

‘Nagpur Cha Raja’ at Reshimbag is arguably the most celebrated Ganapati in Nagpur. Nation Next captured some emotional moments of the 20 kms long procession of ‘Nagpur Cha Raja,’ before Bappa was immersed in Koradi Lake at 5:30 pm today....
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Here’s how the most popular dhol tashe pathaks of Nagpur are bidding adieu to Bappa!

Here’s how the most popular dhol tashe pathaks of Nagpur are bidding adieu to Bappa!

Ganpati visarjan is incomplete without music; and dhol tashe pathaks have become the most preferred way of bidding a musical adieu to Bappa in Nagpur. These groups comprise passionate boys and girls, having unmatched energy and unique style of performing. Dho...
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Bakri Eid: Nine lakh for a goat in Nagpur!

Bakri Eid: Nine lakh for a goat in Nagpur!

On Bakri Eid or Eid al-Adha, and just before the day, the prices of goats get skyrocketed. Rehan Ahmed 25, a resident of Budhwari, Nagpur, who possesses about nine goats at his residence, says, “While the regular goats in Nagpur...
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Ganpati’s devotees offer prayers during Mahaprasad at Advocate Shyam Dewani’s office

Ganpati’s devotees offer prayers during Mahaprasad at Advocate Shyam Dewani’s office

Advocates Rajshree, Sahil and Shyam Dewani invited friends and family for the Mahaprasad of Lord Ganesha at their Sadar office in Nagpur on Saturday afternoon. Nation Next spotted quite a few Bappa’s devotees here…
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All Nagpur roads lead to Chitaroli in Ganpati festival

All Nagpur roads lead to Chitaroli in Ganpati festival

As the 10-day Lord Ganesha festival commences on Ganesh Chaturthi, Nation Next takes you on a pictorial tour of Chitaroli, Nagpur. Chitaroli is full of shops and workshops of artists who make idols for all the festivals but Ganpati celebrations...
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Nagpurians dancing to the tunes of Zingaat at 132nd year celebrations of Pili Marbat on Pola

Nagpurians dancing to the tunes of Zingaat at 132nd year celebrations of Pili Marbat on Pola

Jam packed lanes, sea of people and enthusiasm galore defined the scene at Itwari today. The occasion was the 132nd year celebrations of Pili Marbat, known for its uniqueness in Nagpur. Even as the entire Maharashtra was soaked in the...
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132nd year celebrations of Pili Marbat saw Nagpurians burning social evils and dancing on Zingaat

132nd year celebrations of Pili Marbat saw Nagpurians burning social evils and dancing on Zingaat

Jam packed lanes, sea of people and enthusiasm galore defined the scene at Itwari today. The occasion was the 132nd year celebrations of Pili Marbat, known for its uniqueness in Nagpur. Even as the entire Maharashtra was soaked in the...
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Sindhi ladies gathered to celebrate monsoon festival ‘Teej’ organised by Sindhudi Saheli Manch, Nagpur

Sindhi ladies gathered to celebrate monsoon festival ‘Teej’ organised by Sindhudi Saheli Manch, Nagpur

Nagpur’s Sindhi ladies had a gala time at Teej celebrations by Sindhudi Saheli Manch at Heritage lawns at Byramji Town, Nagpur
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This is how Dahi-Handi was broken at Nagpur’s oldest Dahi-Handi mandal at Itwari!

This is how Dahi-Handi was broken at Nagpur’s oldest Dahi-Handi mandal at Itwari!

Nagpur’s oldest Dahi-Handi mandal – Itwara Navyuvak Mandal – celebrated Lord Krishna’s birth in full swing at Tanga Stand, Itwari, on the eve of Janmashtami. Jai Maa Kali Krida Mandal broke the Dahi Handi and emerged as the winning grou...
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Dahi-Handi 2016 celebrations in Nagpur!

Dahi-Handi 2016 celebrations in Nagpur!

Nagpur’s oldest Dahi-Handi mandal – Itwara Navyuvak Mandal – celebrated Lord Krishna’s birth in full swing at Tanga Stand, Itwari, on the eve of Janmashtami. Prominent politicians including, Anees Ahmed, Vikas Kumbhare, Girish Vyas, pre...
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Happy Independence Day, Nagpur!

Happy Independence Day, Nagpur!

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