Around 10,000 devotees of Shri Shri Swami Swarupananda Paramhansha Dev and Maha Sanyashani Shri Shri Sangita Devi took out a religious procession, on the occasion of their birth anniversary on Thursday.
The day also marked Nikhil Bharat Akand Mandleshwar Swarn Jayanti Utsav (golden jubilee celebration).
The colourful procession was accompanied with a chariot and cultural tableau.
The procession passed by the major thoroughfares of the town and culminated at Rastra Bhasha High School in Hojai.
People from all the community participated in the procession.
During whole procession the sound of ‘hari om’ echoed in the town, which turned the atmosphere spiritual.
The nine days celebration began on December 30 which will conclude on January 7 next.
From Thursday onwards various programme will be organized like Diksha daan by Guru Tapan Bramhchariji, Blood donation, art, quiz, extempore speech, recitation competition and many more other programme will be organised.On January 4, Nikhil Bharat Maha Samellan will be held.
Talking to this correspendent, Gorango Mohan Debnath, president, Akanda Mandali, Hojai said their aim is to form a common platform irrespective of religion for the welfare of the whole society.