Blind School Diwali Mela 2014

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Blind Relief Association’s Diwali Mela is perhaps the most popular Diwali do in Delhi. The pre-winter pleasant weather that Delhi is experiencing is adding cheer to the event. The goods on sale comprise clothes, ornaments, home décor and Diwali specific stuff like designer diyas, hanging lights, candle stands and Subh Diwali danglers etc.

Blind School Diwali Mela has started from 14th October 2014


Diwali Mela at the Blind Relief Association is a harbinger of Diwali in Delhi.
Goods on offer generally comprise arty diya stalls, fancy hanging lamps, clothes, ornaments, home décor, Feng Shui items, dry flowers, handmade chocolates etc.

Jhandewalan Cycle Market


Starting from games and toys to dolls to small cars to bicycles, Jhandewalan toy and bicycle market has it all for the little masters and misses. The prices are reasonable at most of the shop with very little scope for bargaining.

Dastkar Diwali Fair – “Festival of Lights”


Pre Diwali fair organized by Dastkaar displaying, lamps, candles, diyas, Indian clothes, bags, ornaments, plants, pots etc.

Color Blind – A Multi lingual play

Color Blind - A Multi lingual play

An abstract but interesting play in Hindi, English, Bengali, French, written and enacted by Kalki Koechlin and directed by Manav Kaul. The theme is demystifying Tagore in contemporary times.

Potbelly rooftop cafe – Good vegetarian dining in Delhi


A couple of bad experiences with Litti Chokha and we wrote off Bihari food completely. We never imagined dishes from Bihar are being served in a dedicated fancy cafe. But one visit to Potbelly Rooftop Cafe and we realised our assumptions were too leaky to hold water. Potbelly is a cool cozy cafe on rooftop of a building in an intriguing Shahpur Jat area that serves some amazing vegetarian Bihari food.

5 Kanjak gifts better than plastic moulded lunch boxes


Ashtami/Navami kanya pujan is commonly known as Kanjak festival in north India. Are you sick of gifting china made plastic molded lunch boxes, pencil boxes and hair clips as Kanjak gifts. Try something different this time. Here’s a list of five cute gift items that you can buy under Rs 100/-.

4 Pre Durga Puja activities in Delhi


Visit artisans’ studios: If you are interested in clay sculpture or are a shutterbug, you could visit the makeshift studios of artisans who are at the final stage of preparing the grand Durga idols. Most of the Pujas at Chittaranjan Park (C R Park) have the idols made in situ. The Kalibadi at Mandir Marg […]

Passion Tea – A piano, wifi and overpriced tea


We visited The Piano Man-Passion Tea in Basant Lok, Vasant Vihar after a long gap. The place is looking better with new decor and redesigned menu. Tea and cake were nice but definitely not value for money.