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Mileau of the Sadhu Thakur Abhirbab Tithee

By BN Sinha, New Delhi


The area, Palam, is one of the most congested places in Delhi, specially the colonies like Manglapuri and Rajnagar are densely populated. It took me at least one and half hour to locate and reach the place and the venue, the Arya Samaj Temple, Rajnagar – II, Palam, Delhi where in we, all the Bishnupriya Manipuri of Delhi have celebrated the 118th Abhirbab Tithee of Sri Sri Bhubaneswar Sadhuthakur.

It was a sense of excitement and ecstasy which started rolling over much before the D-day and because of which no body felt the heat of the traffic and the narrow roads, which leads to the venue.

It was a typical Bishnupriya Manipuri function. As usual people started gathering an hour late from the time of assembly. At 10-30 AM it seemed like, because of the Indo–Pak ODI at Kanpur the function will witness a low turnout, but as time proceeded, the whole venue was packed up with our Beyapa- Beibunies.

As usual there were no formal invitation, as in Delhi very less BM people are in contact with each other; nevertheless the turnout was quite remarkable. Though there is a crude committee for the purpose but hats off to MR. C.M.Sinha, Mr. Janmojoy Sinha and few others; whose bold initiative has finally brought the fruit.

The committee members were hardly 8-10 in numbers but the other non members were also excited and were busy to do their bit of help in order to make the program successful, as if all were members by virtue of birth in BM community as said by Mr. Milap Sinha , the treasurer.

A nostalgia was running on the air through out the day as there were BM songs with Dakula and Isalpa. Most ladies were with Chaksabi- Inafi and gents were with Feicham –Khuttei.etc.; last but not the least a prominent Nangsa was in everybody’s face. It was an awesome atmosphere as if we were not in Delhi, the capital but in a remote village in Baromuni, Silchar.

The program witnessed eminent BM personalities like DR.Ranjit Sinha, Director ICSSR and Ms Rakhi Sinha, Commandant CRPF and also other shining youngsters of BM community in Delhi.

Though the Bandara took place quite late but no low-feelings on people's face was seen, as all were engrossed in talking in BM language. The chime of Dhak-Kartal was on the air, making the whole atmosphere a holy and a clear sense of a typical BM malthep.

The program finally ended late in the evening with a promise among the members to acquire a land for making a Sadhuthakur Ashram in Delhi. All the attendants were requested to contribute the trust Bishnupriya Manipuri Nagarik Samity, Delhi for Sadhu Thakur's Ashram.

Few people have already started contributing financially as per their convenience and most have promised to give a big donation for the holy purpose, which certainly shows a ray of hope for the fulfilment of the dream to construct a “ Sri Sri Bhubaneshwar Sadhuthakur Ashram” in Delhi, provided all those promises in public are not broken……..

Lets keep the finger crossed and hope for the best.

Comments

  1. the two posts in this blog would definitely help BM in other places to know the mileau of the D Day.

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  2. It is really nice to know that the tithi of Sri Sri Bhubaneshwar Sadhu Thakur was observed with full devotion and in a traditional way in Delhi.

    Thanks..Ranita

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