CANTONMENT BOARD ALLAHABAD
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, GOVT. OF INDIA

DEV DEPAVALI ( हिन्दी )
Cantonment Board Allahabad has celebrated "Dev Dipawali" at Saraswati Ghat Fort Cantt. on 25.11.2015. The festival of Dev Deepawali is celebrated on "Kartik Poornima". Cantonment Board Allahabad has started the tradition of "Deep Mahotsava" on every Kartik Poornima. The Public function of Dev Deepawali started with decoration of Ghats with earthen lamps, lights, and flowers. "Maha Aarti" was organized in huge public gathering. Bhajan Sandhya: was organized by "local artists of Akashwani" for devotees visiting the Ghats on Kartik Poornima.

"Grand Fire work show" on the banks of Yamuna further added the beauty of the Saraswati Ghat. "A Swachhata Sapath" was administered in huge public gathering, taking pledge to keep the Sangam and Water of Ganga and Yamuna clean. Every visitors and devotee took the pledge to support the cleanliness drive at Sangam. All the eminent personalities of Allahabad participated in Deep Mahotsava. Hon"ble M.P. Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya, GOC, UP & MP Sub Area, Maj. Gen Prem Sagar , CEO Smt. Shalini Pandey, Dy. GOC, Brig. Ravi Dimri, DEO Kedar Burande and other large number of officers from Army, Railway and District Administration attended the function.