Bhubaneswar, March 6: Commemorating the 197th birth anniversary of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, a vedic havan for world peace was organised at DAV Public School, Chandrasekharpur on Sunday in collaboration with Arya Samaj, Odisha and Abhibyakti Foundation.
A total 111 pious altars were set up to complete the rituals. Acharya Dr Sudarshan Deb, Dr Priyabrata Das, Sanno Devi, Puneetjee, Anjali, Vinayajee, Subhas Patrijee among others joined as priests.
Regional Officer Dr K C Satapathy, Basanta Manjari Dash, Principals of DAV Schools across the State joined as guests. Kavita Gupta, Pramod Agrawal, Subrat Samal, Pradip Panda, Pramod Patra coordinated the programme.
A vedic book stall was also installed on the premises. The entire arrangements were made following the covid guidelines. Organisations like Marwadi Mahila Samiti, Aapno Parivar, Arya Samaj, Howrah assisted the programme.