A mass procession was conducted in Udaipur today on the eve of Maha Shiv Ratri, one of the most auspicious and sacred festival in Hinduism in which thousands of devotees of Shiva gathered to participate in the Shobha Yatra that passed through various areas of the city.
The colorful procession was organized by Shiv Dal Mewar, while various small and big groups have laid their support in making it thriving. Various tableau depicting Shiva Avatars and Shiva Linga were ornamented, children set ‘Shiv Baraat’ and many groups of Akhadas also showed their skills.
The procession was welcomed by many groups by offering snacks and drinks to the devotees.
Procession passed through Town Hall, Bapu Bazaar, Surajpol, Asthal Mandir, Jhiniret Chowk, Lakhara Chowk, Tijka Chowk, Bada Bazaar, Clock Tower, Moti Chohta, Hathipol, Ashwini Bazaar, Delhi Gate and concluded at Town Hall.
Later in the evening an honor giving ceremony was conducted at Sukhadia Rangmanch where Shiv Dal has honored Dr. Anand Gupta, Beena Verdia and World Animal Rescue team for their incredible work and contribution in the betterment of the society.
photos by Sayeed Ahmed