Kanwar Yatra 2022: For the first time in Bhilai, women’s groups are going to take out Kanwar Yatra. Women themselves are doing the work of preparing the kanwar for the journey of Lord Bholenath. The women belonging to the women’s group are decorating the colorful cords and chunari offered to the mother, kanwar and kalash of devotees. On Monday, August 1, thousands of devotees of Baba Bholenath will take out the Kanwar Yatra together by taking water from the Shivnath river at 6 am. Women of many women’s groups of the city are preparing kanwar for the devotees with their hands. Thin bamboo sticks are being decorated with colorful silk cords. The kanwars made by women are very beautiful and attractive.
Kawad being prepared through women’s group
Entire team of women of Maadi Self Help Group of Sector 10 of Bhilai is engaged in making Kanwar. Testing is being done by tying a rope on both sides of the kanwar, placing an urn of earth, copper and brass. Filling the Kalash with water is being seen whether it is made properly or not.
Women have taken training to prepare kanwar from YouTube and Google. Along with the kanwar, the urn is also being decorated in a very beautiful way. Not only Sector 10, but also Jai Maa Durga Self Help Group of Sector 5, Maa Prati Self Help Group of Cantonment, Lakshya Self Help Group, Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh, Shivshakti Mahila Group Khursipar Samiti’s women are engaged in making and decorating the kanwar.
400 women to be part of Kanwar Yatra