Folk festival focusing on worship of diety Gabla Hya concludes

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By e NewsDesk Bureau

PITHORAGARH, August 26

Four days folk  festival of  worshiping  tribal deity Gabla Hya, a form of lord Shiva, in Darma valley of   Pithoragarh district, has come to an with  prize  distribution ceremony  at Dantu village, where  Dharchula MLA  Harish Dhami was the chief guest.

The festival, organized after 40 years in the Dantu village, was participated from the villagers of Dantu, Goo, Philam, Bon Marcha, Tidang song Baling, Tejam and Batan villages from the valley.

“The worship of deity Hya Gabla ran all four days during day time and was followed by cultural programs during the night. The cultural programs were full with songs in praise of the deity which helps the Darma villagers at the time of crisis” said Sundar Singh Bonal who has  written a book on Religion  culture  and geography of Darma  valley villages.

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