The resettled community in Roanoke in Virginia of the United States celebrated this year’s Durga Pooja along with cultural program on Oct 20. Roanoke houses about 120 families, and the number is at the rise.
Several guests from the resettlement agencies joined the community celebrations in Virginia, it is learnt.
The organizer said that the youth group performed some cultural items while senior citizens over 84 years were also honored by offering Khada by Nandi Kishore Mishra during the program.
The cultural programs included different dances by school going children,Balan and Sangani.
Contributed by Mohan Bhandari for BNS from Virginia