Jamshedpur, July 31: City’s philanthropist organisation Har Har Mahadev Seva Sangh which has been organising annual bhajan evening for the last 18 years on the last somvari of holy month of Shravan has decided to go virtual, said Amrpreet Singh Kale, founder of Har Har Mahadev Seva Sangh.
With COVID-19 wreaking havoc, the 19th Bhajan evening on August 3 will held from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm live Sangh’s Facebook page where devotees can join in and pay their obeisance to Lord Shiva. The 2-hour long religious event will start with worshipping Lord Ganesh and Lord Shiva and several performances will be held till the concluding of the event. Local Bhajan singer Krishna Murthy will perform and in between video messages of artists who have performed at Sakchi Gurudwara Ground will be displayed. Kailash Kher performed last year while famous artists including MP Manoj Tiwary, Kalpana Patwari, Bharat Sharma Vyas, Lakhbir Singh Lakha, Malini Awasthi, Anoop Jalota, Pavan Singh, Devi and others have performed live at Sakchi Gurudwara Ground.
The virtual event will be conducted at Sangh’s Kalimato Road Office where limited members, artists and priest will be present following COVID norms.
Congratulatory messages of Union Tribal Minister Arjun Munda, Dhanbad MP PN Singh, MLA Saryu Roy, State health Minister Banna Gupta, Jamshedpur MP Vidhut Varan Mahato will screened during the virtual event.
As per Har-Har Mahadev Seva Sangh’s tradition, this year the Sangh Ratna Seva Samman will be awarded to senior journalist Ratan Joshi and senior homeopath Chandrasekhar Jha.
Earlier the Samman had been awarded to persons excelling in the fields of social service, sports, education, environment, medicine, literature, journalism, arts, law and political contribution to society.
At the live programme Baba Barfani (ice Shiva Lingam) will be one of the major attractions.