Alva’s Deepavali is celebrated with pomp this year, with more than 600 artists participating from all over World. It comprised of professional artists along with students of Alva’s education foundation who performed sundry cultural dances and music performances. It was a cultural delight to everyone accumulated there.
The typical Deepavali traditions of Tulunadu such as Tulsi Puja, Saraswathi Puja, Lakshmi Puja, ayudha Puja, worship of farming instruments and cattle worship were performed by the Chairman of Alva’s Education Foundation, Dr M Mohan Alva. The formality of the quintessential Tulu tradition ‘baleendrapuja’ was performed by Navneet Shetty Kadri.