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Sankraman: Highlights

9:00 AM Start of Registrations
(Kshitij Date, Mandar Sahasrabuddhe, Shalaka Gharpure, Kedar Bedekar, Meenal Phatak, Shashibhushan Vaidya, Amar Modak, Varsha Pendse, Prasad Oak)
Welcome of Guests (Deepak Kelkar, Seema Kunte, Rahul Bhat)

Snacks: SabudaNyachi Khichadi and Tea/Coffee

10:20 AM Welcome speech by Ketan Sahasrabudhe and Sharvani Khare
Kavita Vachan (Written by Mayuresh Sahasrabudhe and read by Shalaka Gharpure)

Ganesh Vandana by Tatya Abhyankar (Sitar by Priyank Thatte)

10:30 AM Sankraman speech (Sheetal Barve and Priyank Thatte)

10:35 AM Sangeet Mehfil (nivedan by Vishwajeet Ranade)
Artists: Mandar Dharap, Asmita Joshi, Aparna Apte, Sagar Limaye, Atul Bapat. (accompanied by Shailesh, Kaustubh, Priyank)

11:10 AM PahuNyanchee Olakh: (nivedan by Priyank Thatte)
Dr. Bhatkhande (Sanskrit Pandit), by Mrs Dhanashree Lele
Mrs. Madhavi Gharpure (Writer of 'Shwaas'), by Sheetal Barve
Mr. Arun Sathe (Led missions to Antarctica) by Meenal Phatak

12:10 PM Kathak Dance by Vaidehi Joshi, Thane

12:20 PM Start of Katta Programmes, Brief account of pre-event activities and General Disclaimer (by Priyank Thatte, Meenal Phatak)

12:25 PM Speech on Savarkar by Hemant Joshi, Girgaon

12:45 PM Lunch

2:30 PM Ice Breakers by Mandar Dharap

2:40 PM Classical Music by Tatya Abhyankar (accompanied by Smita Manohar, Priyank Thatte and Milind Kuvlekar)

3:15 PM Natyapravesh- Mishkili by Sheetal Barve and Akshay Marathe

3:30 PM Speech by Shri Athavle, Thane Chitpavan Brahmin Mandal

3:40 PM Kavya Vachan - Abhay Londhe & Jaidev Paranjpe (Parle) and Mrs. Anagha Joshi (Churchgate)

4:00 PM Bharatnatyam by Prachi Kelkar, Thane

4:15 PM Skit- Interview: Akshay Marathe and Shalaka Gharpure

4:25 PM Tea break

4:45 PM Japanese song- Chitra Joshi

4:55 PM Songs by Sampada Sathe, Shrikala, Shantanu Kelkar, Aditya Joshi, Aditi Ranade, Anuja Joshi, Mahesh Gore (nivedan by Mandar Dharap, accompanied by Mayuresh, Shailesh)

5:20 PM Lavani Dance by Suverna Agashe, Parle

5:30 PM Lavani by Harish Paranjpe, Pune

5:40 PM Sitar music by Priyank Thatte (accompanied by Shri Vidyadhar Ranade)

5:55 PM Vote of thanks and Kavita Vachan (kavita by Vishwajeet Ranade, read by Ketan and Sharvani)

6:05 PM Pasaidaan (Asmita, Aparna, Shailesh, Priyank), Thane katta

6:15 PM onwards: Informals


Compere: Priyank Thatte, Sheetal Barve, Meenal Phatak

Backstage Support: Vishwajeet Ranade, Mandar Dharap, Harshad Barve, Kshitij Date

Guests' Attendents: Tatya Abhyankar, Rahul Bhat

Assistance and volunteers: Sharvani Khare, Shalaka Gharpure, Seema Kunte, Mandar Sahasrabuddhe, Shashi Vaidya, Kedar Bedekar, Deepak Kelkar, Amar Modak, Prasad Oak

Video shooting: Ketan Sahasrabudhe, Akshay Marathe

Rangoli: Amita Khare, Anagha Chitale