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Two-day celebrations to mark Jodhpur's 556th foundation day

Jodhpur: Two days of colourful festivities will mark the foundation day of India'a blue city Jodhpur, which turns 556 tomorrow.As part of the celebrations starting today, cultural programes, seminars and photo exhibition highlighting the regional

PTI [ Updated: May 11, 2014 12:37 IST ]
two day celebrations to mark jodhpur s 556th foundation day
two day celebrations to mark jodhpur s 556th foundation day

Jodhpur: Two days of colourful festivities will mark the foundation day of India'a blue city Jodhpur, which turns 556 tomorrow.


As part of the celebrations starting today, cultural programes, seminars and photo exhibition highlighting the regional folklore, art and architectural heritage of the city have been lined up, District Collector Preetam B Yashwant,said.

To mark the historic occasion, the main circles and important buildings in the city would also be illuminated this evening and will also see folk performances apart from a grand cracker show, official said.

The main foundation day will have the people of the city waking up to the chants of mantras, ajans, verses and prayers at the religious spots of the city apart from the melodious tunes of Shenai at the five historic entrance gates of the city tomorrow.

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