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2016-03-17 06:00

>> Klipfontein Shree Emperumal Temple Tongaat section invites all to 74th annual kavady festival taking place on Sunday 27 March. The inaugural ceremonies commence with flag hoisting on Firday, 18 March at 6pm and continue till Sunday 27 March. For more details, call 073 573 9000.

>> The Tongaat South Women’s Forum is looking for women to join their group. They are also urging people to donate spare fabric, cotton and zips. The group meets at the Tongaat South Library in Watsonia every Tuesdays from 9.30am. For more information, call Pushpa Govender on 032 944 6892 or 073 897 9944.

>> ANC branch executive committee Ward 61 is appealing to the public to attend an important community meeting on 20 March at Belvedere Community Hall at 2pm. The purpose of the meeting is to introduce candidates that were nominated for the local elections. For more information, call Maxwell Ndunge on 073 766 0785.

>> The Tongaat Andhra Sabha is hosting their annual Telegu New Year celebration – Ugaadhi Samwatsara Namha Durmukhe – on Friday 8 April at Chinna Thirupathy Venkataswara Devasthanam commencing at 6.30pm. The North Coast Andhra Sabhas comprising Tongaat Andhra Sabha, Verulam Andhra Sabha and La Mercy Andhra Sabha will render special bhajans and songs on this occasion. Brother Jaga of Shree Bhagavata Vedanta Gurukula will perform the hawan ceremony and introduction of the Ramayan Week. Thereafter Lenny Naidoo of La Mercy Andhra Sabha will address you on “Ugaadhi Samwatsara Namha Durmukhe 2016. Dinner will be served.

>> The Harvest Hands of Compassion together with VMF presents their 9th annual Passion March on 26 March at Gandhi Park in Verulam from 9am. For more details, call Pst Jay 084 445 6264 ,Bro Gopi 078 693 8368 or Charmaine 032 / 5332266.

>> The Shri Siva Subramaniar Alayam invites all to Punguni Uttharam Chariot festival from 17 March to 19 March. Thursday and Friday prayer will commence at 6pm. On Saturday prayer will commence at 3pm. At 6pm chariot procession will go to Vinayagar Temple.

>>The Vishwaroop Temple and Dharamshala will be celebrating “HOLI” 2016 on Wednesday 23 March 2016 from 18h30 to 20h00. The programme includes prayer, discourse, dance and a colour fest. All welcome. For enquiries contact Navin Panday on 0767007861.

>> The Vishwaroop Temple will be hosting their Annual Community Satnarayan Vrat Khatha on Sunday 10 April 2016 at 15h00 (3 pm). Devotees wishing to participate in this Khatha must book a place. To book contact Navin Panday of the temple on 0767007861.

>> The Tinley Manor Shree Soobramaniar Temple Society will be holding its 102nd Annual Panguni Uthiram Kavady festival, commencing with the flag hoisting ceremony on Friday 18th March 2016 at 6pm. It will continue for 10 days culminating with the Kavady procession on Sunday, 27thth March 2016. Paravum (night) kavady will take place on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016 with Veeramani Kannan rendering songs in praise of Muruga. Idumen prayers will be observed on Tuesday, 29th March 2016. Devotees welcome. For details contact 072 328 9004 or 082 520 4761.

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