Triveni Mathotsav set to begin

The Allahabad district administration,in association with the Allahabad Development Authority,is set to organise Triveni Mahotsav,a week-long cultural extravaganza between February 15 and 21.

Written by Express News Service | Allahabad | Published: February 7, 2009 2:58:37 am

The Allahabad district administration,in association with the Allahabad Development Authority,is set to organise Triveni Mahotsav,a week-long cultural extravaganza between February 15 and 21.

The Mahotsav is an annual affair. This year,singer Jasbir,Odessi dancer Dona Ganguli — wife of cricketer Saurav Ganguli,Raja Hassan — runner-up of Sa Re Ga Ma,musician duo Vishal-Shekhar and others will participate in the Mahotsav,which is an annual affair. The festival,held on the bank of Yamuna,has been named Triveni because of the confluence of three rivers — Ganga,Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati. “Event like swimming,boat race,kavi sammelan and competitions for local children will also be held,” said District Magistrate Rajiv Agrawal.

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