Posted on Oct 21, 2018
On 20th October 2018, members of the Lohana Community with family & friends celebrated Navaratri together at the Sharad Purnima Garba and Disco Dandiya. This year the music was provided by Kirit Bhai Mistry of Goonjan Entertainment with a special half hour of Disco Dandiya by DJ Bhagirat Raichada.
LCFT also hosted a Mithai Competition this year which was well received and garnered a lot of entries. Members & Friends got to prepare some very delicious home-made Mithai’s and congratulations to the winners of the competition: -
Taste Category Winners (Seniors)                               
1st Prize- Dakshaben Jadav                                            
2nd Prize- Ramilaben Pelan
Taste Category Winners (Juniors)
1st Prize- Sanna Luthra
2nd Prize- Keval Mithia
Presentation Category Winners (Seniors)
1st Prize- Truptiben Thakkar           
2nd Prize- Hastibalaben Badiani
Presentation Category Winners (Juniors)
1st Prize- Sanna Luthra
2nd Prize- Zeal Thakkar
We would also like to thank the following for their contributions towards making this event a success:
  • Our lead organizer for the event, Kajal Gadhia, who did a wonderful job in bringing everyone together.
  • A special thank you to the Garba Sub-committee & team of this event including Alka Panchmatia, Deval Chandarana, Rashmi Kantaria, Sheetal Dave, Neesha Mithia, Kavita Kara & Sejal Thakrar
  • Anuben Devani, Dakshaben Shah, Bhavnaben Radia & Pritiben Thakrar for assisting with the decoration
  • Our Judges Indiraben Somaia & Sunitaben Somaya for judging the Mithai Competition
  • To all our participants for preparing and bringing delicious Mithai’s for the competition. You all are winners!!
  • Kiritbhai Mistry for providing the amazing music & Bhagirat Raichada for the Disco Dandiya experience
  • The Delicious food was catered by Jalsa Kitchen, who were also one of our annual sponsors
  • Our Youth Volunteers led by Ronak Panchmatia & his team who assisted tremendously during the Garba, also earned their volunteer hours for school.
  • A warm Thank you to all LCFT members, and those of the Community that helped to set up in the evening and during the Garba. Your help was priceless and very much appreciated!
  • Thank you to Sanjay Dave for contributing his time in taking and editing the photos of the event