President of The Hindu society of Northern Territory, Mr. Pratapan, who authored the beautiful and informative book talked about the journey of Hindu community in his address to a large crowd. Contributions of Indians with origin from all the states of India from New Delhi to Kerala , Tamil Nadu and from Jodhpur in Rajasthan to Kolkata in West Bengal is worth mentioning and appreciable. Diverse range of Indian community contributing towards the growth of the Northern Territory in varied fields of education, technology, healthcare, government services and many more was applauded by wife of the Chief Minister, Kristy O’Brien and many government officials who participated wholeheartedly in the event.
Dance performances further added a colourful charm to the evening. The program started with ritual lamp lighting by the honourable guests from present and former government too. Stage performances started with Saraswati Vandana in Bharat natayam form. A beautiful bollywood and semi classical performance on ‘Radha Krishna’ swayed all with its foot tapping and vibrant beats. A folk dance- Ghumar from Rajasthan followed, performed by a group who were from different states of India. All the volunteers and performers in their respective teams were honoured on the stage by the esteemed guests.
Vote of thanks by the secretary of the Hindu society,Mr. Pradip was read.
A wonderful evening concluded with dinner for all and lot of photo shots, capturing the event in unending memories.