For the past two years, due to the outbreak of Corona, Dahi Handi has been celebrated in the whole of Maharashtra only in the traditional way without breaking the tradition.
For the last two years, there have been restrictions on celebrating all festivals due to Corona. This year, however, Dahi handi 2022 is being marked on a grand scale in Maharashtra as the Shinde-Fadnavis government in the state has relaxed all festival restrictions.
This year Dahi Handi is again celebrated with the same enthusiasm and joy. The Dahi Handi festival can be seen everywhere today. Meanwhile, many places have organized respectable Dahi Handi.
Following the same, this year, “Jijau Dahi Handi Utsav 2022” was collected on behalf of Jijau Educational and Social Society Maharashtra and Jijau Association Dahanu at Sagar Naka, opposite Janata Bank, Dahanu Road.
Although this is the first year of Jijau Dahihandi Utsavs in Dahanu, this Dahihandi Utsav was celebrated on a grand scale and with great enthusiasm.
Traditional Koli songs, tribal songs, and dances were also organized to welcome the spectators and Govinda teams. A large crowd of spectators and Govind teams was seen in this Jijau Dahihandi festival.
Jijau Dahi Handi Utsav 2022 saw the announcement of cash prizes in Govinda Mandals. The celebration followed all the safety rules, and the Rs.22,222/- award was announced to the team who broke the Dahi Handi world record.
On this occasion, Mrs. Hemangitai Hiraman Patil, Head of Jijau Educational and Social Organization Women Empowerment, Mr. Nilesh (Pinka) Padwale, President of Vikramgad Nagar Panchayat, Palghar District Head Mr. Javed Khan were present.
Also, Dahanu Taluka Head Mr. Kalpesh Bhawar, Dahanu Taluka President Minority Mr. Arif Khan, Dahanu City Vice President Mr. Pranay Patel, Dahanu Youth President Mr. Mannu Dhodi, etc. were present.