Agri-Koli festival begins today at Nerul
NERUL: The upcoming Agri-Koli festival will showcase the culture and traditions of the Agri and Koli communities.
The Agri Koli Mahotsav, organised by the Akhil Agri-Koli Samaj Prabodhan Trust (AAKSPT), is seeing its tenth year. It will be held from January 8 to 17 at Shree Ganesh Ramlila ground in Sector 12, Nerul (west). The social theme of the fest this year is female infanticide and caring for parents. It is being supported by Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) and City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco).
Namdeo Bhagat, the founder president of AAKSPT and corporator said, “The festival will showcase the Agri-Koli culture, folk songs and dances, traditions, food, clothes, festivals and marriages.”