Grand Shobha Yatra on Maharishi Dayanand Janmotsav : Maharishi Dayanand Sarswati’s 195th birthday was celebrated by Kendriya Arya Sabha, Chandigarh, Panchkula & Mohalu at Arya Samaj, Sector 7-B, Chandigarh. A grand Shobha Yatra was organised to mark the 195th birth anniversary of Swami Dayanand.
President of Arya Pradeshik Pratinidhi Up Sabha, H. R. Gandhar flagged off the Shobha Yatra . It was started from Arya Samaj, Sector 7 and passing through sectors 8, 18 and 19, concluded at Arya Samaj, Sector 19 Chandigarh. The D.A.V. educational institutions and Arya Samajs of Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, Derabassi, Ropar, and Surajpur participated in it with full zeal and zest. The soldiers of Swami Dayanand speciallly girls were riders on decorated horses show the women empowerment, led the Shobha Yatra.
The life of Swami Dayanand Sarswati, Vedas, yajna, patriotism, arya traditions, environmental purity, children with small flags bearing Aum, distribution of vedik literature and a large number of vehicles of different models made the Shobha Yatra more remarkable. Shri Ravinder Talwar president of Kendriya Arya Sabha thanked the participants at the conclusion of the Shobha Yatra.
Swami Videh Yogi, Prakash chander Sharma, Dr. Vinod Kumar, C,P. Gandhi, Dr. B.P.T. Malik Upender Arya, Raghunath Rai Arya, Dr Ajay Gupta, Dharam Veer Batra, BR Gupta, Yograj Choudhary, Dr Anil Pathak, Shruti kant, Pawan Kumar Paul, Colonel Dharmveer, BC Josan Madhu Behl, Sunita Ranyal, Jaskiran, Vibha Ray, Sumedha Mahajan, Dr.Rosy sharma were among those who were present on the occasion. Representatives of Arya Samaj and DAV institutions of tricity also graced the occasion.