It is the eighth day, rather the eighth night, of the “Nine Nights” festival, the Navratri. Being in an ITES industry is not an excuse for not celebrating this pre-Diwali (a festival of lights), major festival. So on this eighth night of the holy Navratri, we celebrate the tradition of Garba, a group dance performed on devotional songs, after a brief devotion to goddess Durga.
Of course, along with Garba, we had some occasion-related snacks called “Gathiya.” After all, how can we amass energy to perform full-fledge Garba on an empty stomach? Anyway, here is the glimpse of what we did: