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23 May 2018, Edition - 1044, Wednesday

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  • Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter crash-lands in Natha Top in Jammu and Kashmir
  • NHRC takes cognizance of Tuticorin violence, issues notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and DGP
  • The Madras High Court directed Vedanta to stop the construction of the second unit of Sterlite copper smelter plant
  • Tamil Nadu government forms judicial commission to probe Tuticorin violence
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  • MHA has sought a report from Tamil Nadu Government on the violence in Tuticorin
  • Mudarai HC stays expansion of Sterlite copper smelter plan
  • US President Donald Trump warned that his landmark summit with Kim Jong Un may not take place as planned
  • Sec 144 imposed in and around Tuticorin till May 25th
  • Shops were shut and 5000 policemen were deployed in Tuticorin after 11 people died while protesting against the Sterlite Plant

Coimbatore

Garba and Dandia workshop for non-Gujjus

Covai Post Network

Covai has been the home for many Gujarati families for decades now and they have blended so well with the city. This season, giving the non-Gujarati’s an opportunity to experience the traditional dance forms; the garba and Dandiya Raas is a reputed dance choreographer, Pallavi Kotecha.

Pallavi has joined hands with Rinki Shah and Footloose dance school to organize their debut garba workshop in the city. The workshop is open to men, women and children. At the 15 day workshop participants will be trained on basic garba by choreographer Pallavi.

“Garba and Dandiya Raas are traditional Gujarati dance forms. This workshop aims at teaching the non Gujarati’s these dance forms,” Pallavi said covaipost.com.

Garba and Dandiya Raas are performed during the nine day Hindu festival of Navaratri. Post this workshop participants will be able to perform these dance forms during Navaratri that is celebrated from October 13 to 22.

The organizers can be contacted for registration, venue and class timings. Call 9940500462 for information.

COIMBATORE WEATHER