The three-day celebrations organized at SK Memorial Hall were inaugurated by Ashok Sinha, chief secretary of the state and saw a range of cultural programmes. Bureaucrats and academicians made up the eager audience.We spotted IPS PK Thakur being given company by IPS PN Rai. Bureaucrats Dharmendra Kumar, Brajesh Mehrotra and Maya Shankar too were spotted enjoying the event.
Kuchipudi dance performance by Jairam Rao and his team was the main attraction of day one. Geeta Chandran’s Bharatnatyam performance wowed Patnaites on the second day. The marvellous cosmic dance of Shiva by Vakkom Sajeev describing various aspects of Lord Shiva made it a divine experience for the spectators.