Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Aug 3: One of the most looked-forward-to and popular events in the city is the Har-Har Mahadev Seva Sangh organized Bhajan Sandhya that is organized annually on the last Monday of the month of Sawan. Many famed names have regaled Bhajan lovers through 18 years but due to pandemic conditions, the programme was organized online and telecast on Face Book and other social media applications. Lakhs of devotees across the country enjoyed the evening of devotional songs. The programme was broadcast from the organization’s office while following all protocols of protection against COVID-19 infection.
The mood for the Bhajan Sandhya was set by popular vocalist Krishna Murty who rendered the Shiv Stuti in Bhajan form. This was the 19th year of Bhajan Sandhya and the greats of Bhajan renditions gave their messages which were telecast live on the virtual platform. Some of the singers who had earlier mesmerized the audience during Bhajan Sandhya including Bhajan Samrat Padma Shri Anup Jalota, Padma Shri Malini Awasthi, Manoj Tiwary, Kailash Kher, Lakhwinder Singh Lakkha and Kalpana Patwari conveyed their best wishes for today’s programme. Snippets of their programmes were also presented during the live online show.
This year the annual Sangh Ratna Seva Award was given to journalist Ratan Joshi and homeopath Dr Chandrashekhar Jha. Har-Har Mahadev Seva Sangh founder Amarpreet Singh Kale expressed the faith that the COVID pandemic that had caused an upheaval worldwide would be eradicated with prayers to Lord Shiva.
The Bhajan Sandhya was conducted by Dhanurdhar Tripathy. Those present were the organization’s chairman Brij Bhushan Singh, president Sukhwinder Nikku, PN Pandey, Raju Marwah, Ashwini Mutreja, Jugun Pandey and members but the code of maintaining social distancing was strictly observed.