BHOPAL, INDIA, May 9, 2016 (Daily Pioneer): On the eve of the second Shahi Snan of Simhastha at Ujjain, a large number of devotees from elsewhere within the country and abroad enjoyed various arts all night by listening to spiritual and religious discourses at various akharas. Tribal artistes from various states of the country with their unique musical instruments gave presentations on tribal arts and culture.
At Bhoj Manch on Sadawal road, artistes of Santhal tribe of Jharkhand won the hearts of the audience through their performance. A 15-member troupe led by Jamshedpur's Ramchandra Marandi presented tribal dance and drama focusing on creation of Earth in Santhali dialect, which left the audience spell-bound. Hundreds of thousands of devotees are enjoying bhajan-kirtan and cultural presentations at Akharas of saints and seers on the holy soil of Ujjain during Simhastha.