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Saturday, March 31, 2012

Handicrafts on sale at Bihar Diwas function

An artisan from Madhubani displayed her handicraft products at Bihar Diwas function  in Gandhi Maidan in Patna on March 22, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Beautiful artifacts on display at Bihar Diwas function

An artist displayed his skills of rock carving to create several beautiful artifacts at the Bihar Diwas celebration function at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on March 22, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Centenary Bihar Diwas celebrations begin in Patna







Three-day Bihar Diwas centenary celebration function began at the historic Gandhi Maidan in Patna on March 22, 2012. This was the 100 years ago, the two new states Bihar and Orissa were carved out of Bengal Presidency. Gala cultural programes marked the opening day function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Science exhibition marks Bihar Day celebrations



Science exhibition was organised on the occasion of centenary Bihar Diwas function at Gandhi Maidan on March 22, 2012. Students of different schools displayed their models and science acumen to add charm to the function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Bihar's rich heritage on display at Gandhi Maidan


Dolls and other handicrafts were on display at Gandhi Maidan on the occasion of Bihar Diwas in Patna on March 22, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Dental check up camp organised on Bihar Diwas

A free dental check up camp was organised at Gandhi Maidan on the occasion of centenary Bihar Diwas centenary year function in Patna on March 22, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Students take pledge on Bihar Diwas


UNICEF volunteers and students took pledge on the occasion of Bihar Diwas celebrations at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on March 22, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Friday, March 30, 2012

Exhibition organised on legends of Bihar

An exhibition on legends of Bihar was held in Patna on March 22, 2012 on the occasion of centenary Bihar Diwas.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

AN College celebrates Bihar Diwas




AN College organised a function to celebrate Bihar Diwas (Day) Centenary Celebrations at the college premises in Patna on March 22, 2012. Rangoli, cultural programmes and human chain formed by students were among the main events to celebrate the occasion.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Cycle rally marks Bihar Diwas celebrations


A cycle rally was organised at BMP-5 ground on the eve of Bihar Diwas (Day) in Patna on March 21, 2012. Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi inaugurated the rally. The theme of the rally was 'save fuel and save environment'.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

St Xavier's School wears all blue look for Bihar Diwas

St Xavier's School wore all blue look on the eve of Bihar Diwas (Day) in Patna on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Ustad Bismillah Khan remembered



Yaadgari Takrib, a function to celebrate the birth anniversary of Ustad Bismillah Khan was organised in Patna on March 21, 2012. Bihar Labour Resources Department Minister Janardan Singh Sigriwal inaugurated the function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Secretariat building is aglow with blue lights

Secretariat building was aesthetically decorated by blue lights to celebrate the Centenary Bihar Diwas in Patna on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar launches 'State Song'

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar dedicated "State Song" to the people of the state at a function in Patna on March 21, 2012. Bihar Tourism Minister Sunil Kumar Pintoo (left) was present on the occasion.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Patna High Court wears all blue look

Patna High Court wore all blue look to celebrate Bihar Diwas (Day) on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Street corner play staged at Patna Book Fair

A street corner play was staged at Patna Book Fair in Gandhi Maidan on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Book fair attracts huge crowd

People from all walks of life thronged Patna Book Fair at Gandhi Maidan on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Vikas Bhavan wears a blue look

New Secretariat building (Vikas Bhavan) too wore a blue look to celebrate Centenary Bihar Diwas (Day) in Patna on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Dehri MLA Jyoti Rashmi continues to stage protest

Independent MLA from Dehri, Jyoti Rashmi demanded CBI probe into the illegal mining controversy through a placard outside Bihar Assembly in Patna on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Blue fever grips Patna

As Blue is the theme of this year's Bihar Diwas, Hotel Maurya, too was decorated by blue lights to mark the occasion, in Patna on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Keeping everything full-proof for Bihar Day function



Final rehearsal was in progress for the opening ceremony of the three-day Bihar Diwas (Day) function at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

A bit hot day in Patna

Patna experienced a bit hot day on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Janseva Dal training camp begins in Patna


The training camp of Janseva Dal, a wing of Communist Party of India (CPI) began in Patna on March 21, 2012. CPI national secretary Atul Kumar Anjan inaugurated the camp. The party congress of the CPI will begin in Patna from March 27.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Patna Commissioner office turns all blue

On the eve of Bihar Diwas (Day), Patna Commissioner's Office was aesthetically illuminated with blue lights on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

CIMAGE students take out rally

Students of a private college CIMGAE took out rally on the eve of Bihar Diwas (Day) in Patna on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Luxury bus service begins for five cities


Bihar Transport Minister Brishen Patel and Road Construction Minister Nand Kishore Yadav jointly flagged off luxury bus service for five different cities of the state from Patna on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar heritage carved out on sand

Artist carved out rich heritage of Bihar on sand at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on March 21, 2012 to celebrate the Bihar Diwas function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Another hectic day for Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar came out of the Bihar Assembly after attending the session in Patna on March 21, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Monday, March 26, 2012

Rich tributes paid to Ustad Bismillah Khan

The 96th birth anniversary of Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan was celebrated in Patna on March 21, 2012.   Bihar Road Construction Minister Nand Kishore Yadav and others paid glowing tributes to Ustad at a State Government organised function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui