Garba took place in Kansas, America, white people including Gujaratis also gathered in Garba
On 16 September 2022, the Gujarati community of Kansas City organized a traditional Indian Garba festival night, which proved to be a superhit show presented by Falguni Pathak. A large number of Indians and especially from the Gujarati community were seen in this event.
Dev Bharwad, president of the Gujarati Society of Kansas City, said the event was attended by Honorable Senator Roger Marshall, Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Katie Sawyer. Senator Marshal was so mesmerized by the aura and enthusiasm of the crowd at the event that he could not stop himself from playing traditional Indian and especially Gujarati Garba with all the players and the President of GSKC. In his speech, Senator Marshall commended the excellent planning of the event by President Dev Bharwad and the team from Kansas City’s Gujarati Society.
Another major highlight of the program was the video message sent from Gujarat by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat Bhupendrabhai Patel, which was screened during the event. Special appreciation was given to President Dev Bharwad and the entire team of Kansas City Gujarati Samaj for organizing Garba and keeping the Gujarati tradition alive in the United States of America and Maan Amba’s blessings were showered on the survey. Harsh Sanghvi, Hon’ble Home Minister of Gujarat State, also through a message appreciated the Gujarati community of Kansas City for organizing such a wonderful Garba Night event in Kansas City, USA.
GSKC President Dev Bharwad informed that for the first time in the last 23 years, such a large scale Garba program was organized and also added that GSKC has organized many other events like the birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi in his last 6 years. . Celebrating Indian festivals like Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary (150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi), Diwali, Holi and Uttarayan, Indian origin families are making an intimate effort to inculcate values and showcase Indian culture in America with the help of Gujarati. community.