Ancient “Dada tradition” celebrated in Gilgit on the eve of Nowroz

Gilgit: TheTraditional festival Nowruz was celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour across Gilgit-Baltistan on Tuesday.
On this occasion government had announced local holiday.
According to our reporters special prayers were made in the Masajid and other places of worship for the progress and prosperity of the country.
People of the area performed ancient Dada tradition in which collective birthdays of children up to two years were celebrated and dry fruits and sweets were distributed among participants.
According to the Radio Pakistan a cultural lok-mela was arranged in Aiwan e Iqbal in connection with Jashn-e-Nowruz in Skardu.
The main segment of the cultural show was ‘kicking of eggs’ which the people enjoyed most.
The celebrations of Nowruz will continue till Thursday.
During the celebrations, speech contests, mushairas and stage dramas will be presented for the public.
According to our reporters special Majalis will be held in Ismaili Jamat Khanas in Hunza, Gilgit, Yasin and in other parts of Ghizer District.

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