The third day of Rajasthan Day was celebrated with in full swing by the Jaipurites. It is being organised by the Department of Tourism.
The day began with Children Film Festival at Crystal Palm. Four films namely – Lagi Sharth, Mitti aur Chand, Sunday and Naani Maa were screened. The film screenings were attended by children of various Jaipur based NGOs like Umang, Prayaas, Disha, Seth Anandilal Poddar Institute of Deaf, Dumb and Blind. Also seen were students from school SVM, Murlipura and Martha Root School. It is noteworthy that the theatre, with a capacity of more than 200 seats was totally jam packed. Entry to the festival is free of cost for children. They were later given refreshments.
Similarly, the on-going 3 day International Festival of Short Films on Culture and Tourism by Indian Infotainment Media Corporation (IIMC) screened 42 movies at the Jawahar Kala Kendra today. The movie screenings are being held at Krishnayan and Rangayan in Jawahar Kala Kendra. The entry to the festival is free of cost.
For the spiritual people, the department had organised devotional music programme that took place today at Khole Ke Hanuman Ji Temple. The performance today was rendered by Gopal Singh Rathore and group. The programme started with Hanuman chalisa followed by prayer ‘Shri Ram Chandra Kripalu Bhajman’. Other songs were ‘Naino Mein Chipalu E Sawale Gwale’ , O Rang De Rang De Re Meri Laal Chunariya Rang De’, by Pooja Rathore and Gopal Rathore respectively.
A scintillating Odissi performance by Sujata Mohapatra was witnessed by a large number of people at Birla auditorium. ‘A ‘qawwali’ performance was also given by Anwaar Kawwal today Subhash Chowk Mosque.
An Army Pageant took place once again today at JDA Polo ground. Under this programme, scintillating horse show by 61 Cavalry riders and a mass band display was performed. The jumps by the para troopers won the hearts of the audience as did the dog show. The Khukri dance was a special feature of the evening.
For the sport lovers, the department organised activities like ‘Tirandazi’ (archery for both boys and girls), ‘Sitoliya’(boys and girls), ‘Gilli Danda’ (Boys) and ‘Rumal Jhaptta’ (girls) at SMS Stadium.