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Bhai Dooj celebrated with fervor, gaiety

A special programme was organized at Bal Niketan orphanage at Amphalla where the girl children applies tilak on the forehead of the boys. Gifts were distributed among the inmates of the orphanage.
Bhai Dooj celebrated with fervor, gaiety

 

JAMMU: Bhai Dooj – the Hindu festival signifying eternal love between brothers and sisters – was celebrated across Jammu province with fervor and gaiety.

A special programme was organized at Bal Niketan orphanage at Amphalla where the girl children applies tilak on the forehead of the boys. Gifts were distributed among the inmates of the orphanage.

 

The festival was also celebrated at Old Age Home, Amphalla, wherein elderly women prepared tilak material with saffron and vermilion and adorned the forehead of elderly men of the Old Age Home with tilak. They offered them sweets and prayed for their good health and long life. In return, the men presented gifts to women.