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Teej Queens include Nikitha Acharya, Suchetha and Lavanya Srinivas
PEDDAPALLI: The pandemic Covid may have changed the way festivities are celebrated but could hardly dampen the spirit of the Deepthi Mahila Samithi members of the NTPC-Ramagundam as they celebrated the colourful festival of Teej with fervour and gaiety on Saturday night.
The event saw enthusiastic Ladies club members who looked vibrant in their traditional attire while performing dance and singing folk songs to mark the celebration. As per Covid protocols, while the office bearers were present at the celebration, most of the members connected through virtual mode.
Inaugurating the programme, Deepthi Mahila Samithi president Usha Kumar spoke on the significance of the Teej festival. She further added that it was heartening to see that so many members joining offline and online mode to celebrate the colourful Teej festival.
The celebration featured Kajari, cultural programmes, fun games and of course the Teej Queen competition. Based on their performance, judges adjudged Nikitha Acharya as the winner followed by Suchetha and Lavanya Srinivas as 1st and 2nd Runners-up respectively. Later, Usha Kumar along with others crowned the winners.
On this occasion, Vice President Aliva Das, senior member Mamta Laad, Incharge Cultural Jyothi Patel, Incharge Welfare Vara Lakshmi, Incharge Bal Bhavan Padmasree, Secretary Bharthi, Secretary-Cultural Neelam S, Joint Secretary Cultural Rajeswari Sethi, Secretary Games Swathi Raj, Joint secretary Games Swetha, and other office bearers and members of Deepthi Mahila Samithi were present.