Saturday, Date: Apr 01, 2023 Time: 5:18 pm

Teej celebrations kickstart with enthusiasm

Mohali: A teej event was organised by the ladies group residing in Mohali and Zirakpur. The event started with music, lights, and food for the women to enjoy.
Teej is also known as Teeyan is a seasonal festival which is dedicated to the onset of the monsoon.
Speaking about the event the participating ladies said The festival is celebrated by women of all faiths, and lasts from the third day of the bright half of the lunar month of Sawan to the full moon of Sawan (about 13 days).
Teeyan involves women getting together and performing Gidda, married women visiting their families and receiving gifts. It is also traditional for women to ride on swings.
Participating ladies added Teeyan is a festival when girls play on swings that are set up under trees or open courtyards. During Teeyan, family members give gifts, typically new clothes and accessories, to girls and women. Sweets are prepared especially ghevar in some parts of Punjab.
Anshu Duggal at the event told us, “We are happy to attend such an event; it provides us with a chance to spend a few moments with our friends.”
Participating ladies added, “We enjoyed it a lot here as we got a chance to spend some time with our friends and added, “We used to enjoy these kinds of festivals in college.”

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