Jagannath Yatra All Set to Go

The annual mass procession of Jaganath Rath Yatra will be organized on 29th June. The silver plated cart of Lord Jagannath was taken out last night in various parts and will be assembled and decorated. Devotees of Rath Yatra Samiti had polished parts of the ‘Rath’ in past 15 days. [..]

Om Sai Ram Club Team wins Matki Fod Competition

The festival of Janmashtami was celebrated with utmost fervor as the crowd of thousands witnessed the traditional event of Dahi Handi at Jagdish Chowk today evening. Youth groups arrived one after another and tried to break down the earthen pot hanged on 25 ft height.

The team of Om Sai Ram Club, Jagdish Chowk succeeded breaking the pot and winning cash prize of Rs.21,000 by Pacific University.

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A series of cultural programs consisting of dance and music were performed before the  Matki Fod competition. [..]

Street Theater Amazes Udaipurites!!!

More than 30 foreign artists arrived to perform in The Very Good Festival

It was an absolute surprise for the locals of Jagdish Chowk area to witness two foreigners acting comically in the middle of the road; some thought that they are artists and presenting their skills, while some others were confused over their drama.

Street Theatre Artists, Jean Phillipe and Loic are from France and presented their comic street play as a part of the “The Very Good Festival” that started today in joint association of Movindia and Banyan Roots.

Around 38 such artists from France and Morocco will perform in various parts of city, while main event will be held at Fatehsagar on 28th February. [..]

Camp Held to assist differently-abled

District Administration and Social Justice & Empowerment department, together organized a camp today at Jagdish Chowk Government Girls school to locate, certify and help differently-abled people.

In the camp, various departments, including Municipal Council, Social Justice & Empowerment department, roadways, Women and Child Development department, employment department etc, set up individual counters to provide information and service.

Mandata Singh Ranawat, Deputy Director Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Udaipur informed that, awareness was created amongst the differently-abled people on several policies and schemes available for them, such as Astha Yojna, Sahayata Yojna, roadways bus-pass etc.

40 differently-abled people were provided with a disability certificate. Under Sanyukta Sahayata Scheme, application for tricycle, wheelchair and crutches were executed. Roadways department provided 30 buspasses and executed 2 applications for the scholarships, 2 for astha card and 6 for disability pension scheme.

Chairperson of Municipal Council Udaipur, Rajini Dangi took information from several departments and their schemes.

Residents object re-establishment of public urinal near Temple

People living near Jagdish Chowk expressed agitation and hurt to the Municipal Commissioner’s office today complaining about a public urinal being re-established at Jagdish Mandir’s wall.

The crowd was led by Mohan Devi Suthar, Municipal Councilor, ward 10.

According to the people, the urinal established from last 25 years was thrashed down by the residents as it was polluting the aura and dignity of the temple.

They alleged, former councilor Geeta Paliwal for intentionally provoking such non-religious act. [..]