Bharatiya Senior Citizens celebrate ‘Tulsi Vivah’

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Tulsi's side parents & Shaligram side parents performing Lagna Faira
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Krishna (Shaligram)’s welcome by Tulsi’s Parent Pinakin & Bhavini Patel.

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CHICAGO: Bharatiya Senior Citizens of Chicago celebrated ‘Tulsi Vivah’ Eve at Rana Regan Center in Carol Stream a Chicago suburb.

The program is organized by a well-known professional beautician and her 4 professional Mehendi maker girls.  They made a Mehendi Design on all 30 women for Saturday, November 25, 2023 during the ‘Tulsi Vivah’ wedding. More than 500 members attended this program IT began with BSC Secretary Rasila Dobariya welcoming all Tulsi side and Shaligram side guests.

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BSC members and guests watching wedding ceremony.

Vargodo is a wedding ceremony with live wedding songs performed by a live band and singers Parth Patel & Mayuri Patel.

They sang  Lagna Geeto (marriage-related songs) The Vivah (marriage)ceremony was performed by Satish Bhagwat & Rakshika Anjaria. ‘Tulsi Vivah Devi side Tulsi Yajman were Babulal & Pushpa Bhorania.  Bhagavan Shree Shaligram Yajmans were  Pinakin & Bhavini Patel.

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Singer Parth Patel & Mayuri Patel sang Lagna Geeto

At the end of the ceremony everybody enjoyed Garba and a delicious dinner.  BSC President Haribhai Patel and BSC Managing Trustee Parsottam Pandya welcomed all BSC members, invited guests and gave best wishes.