Annual Durgotsav Festival celebrated in Colombo

Annual Durgotsav Festival celebrated in Colombo

Written by Bella Dalima

01 Oct, 2014 | 10:36 pm

An event to celebrate the annual Durgotsav festival was held in Colombo on Tuesday. The event was organised by the Colombo Durgotsav Cultural Association.

MTV/MBC are the media sponsors for the celebrations which will go on until October 5.

Durgotsav or Sharadotsav is an annual cultural festival in South Asia celebrating the triumph of Goddess Durga over Mahishasura.

Goddess Durga has been worshiped by the Hindus to invoke supreme power, epitomizing the triumph of all that is good over evil.

Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara was the Chief Guest at the celebrations held on Tuesday.

A distinguished gathering including Group Director/CEO of The Capital Maharaja Organisation Mohan Bharrara, President of the Colombo Durgotsav Cultural Association and CEO of MTV Aditya Ray and Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Y.K. Sinha were in attendance.

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