Posted on Oct 12, 2019
On Saturday October 12th 2019, members of the Lohana Community with family & friends celebrated Navaratri together at the Sharad Purnima Garba and Disco Dandiya. This year the music was provided by Kirit Bhai Mistry of Goonjan Entertainment with a special Disco Dandiya.
LCFT also hosted a Mithai Competition which was well received and garnered a lot of entries. Members & Friends got to prepare some very delicious home-made Mithai’s and congratulations to the winners of the competition: -
Seniors Category Winners                                
1st Prize-  Bhavnaben Radia                                           
2nd Prize- Khushboo Dhrona
Juniors Category Winners
1st Prize- Jia Chandarana 
We would also like to thank the following for their contributions towards making this event a success:
  • Our lead organizer for the event, Kajal Gadhia, who did a wonderful job in bringing everyone together.
  • A special thank you to the Garba Sub-committee & team of this event including Alka Panchmatia, Deval Chandarana, Rashmi Kantaria, Sheetal Dave, Neesha Mithia, Kavita Kara, Swadha Kotecha & Sejal Thakrar
  • Dakshaben Shah, Bhavnaben Radia & Pritiben Thakrar for assisting with the decoration
  • A special thank you to Kamleshbhai Thakrar for all the coordination with the venue
  • A special thank you to the Late Ramniklal Lakhani & Family for their generous donation of the Prashaad
  • Our Judges Prasanaben Tanna Dakshaben Jadav for judging the Mithai Competition
  • To all our participants for preparing and bringing delicious Mithai’s for the competition. You all are winners!!
  • Kiritbhai Mistry for providing the amazing music 
  • The Delicious food was catered by Jalsa Kitchen, who were also one of our annual sponsors
  • Our Youth Volunteers who assisted tremendously during the Garba, also earned their volunteer hours for school.
  • A warm Thank you to all LCFT members, and those of the Community that helped to set up in the evening and during the Garba. Your help was priceless and very much appreciated!
  • Thank you to Sanjay Dave for contributing his time in taking and editing the photos of the event