Gujarati Arya Association London ESTABLISHED IN 1971


The GAA London Mahila Mandal will be celebrating the Hindu Festival of ‘Nori-Nem’on Tuesday 28th July, 2020 at Kenton Hall.


The observation of the fast at Kenton Hall will be in two communal meal sittings:

AFTERNOON session from 2pm to 4pm

EVENING session from 6pm to 8pm


To cover the Association’s costs, tickets are priced as follows:

£5.00 per person

Children under 10 are FREE

(please note, there will be no takeaway facility)


For further information or to book your attendance, please contact Shardaben Pardiwalla on 0773 333 0191


Please note the deadline for booking tickets for the event is Friday 24 July 2020.


Tickets will be available for booking and collection at the Senior Citizens Luncheon on Wednesday 17th July and GAA Funday BBQ on Sunday 21st July at Kenton Hall.


Please note that as places are limited, entry will be by advance tickets purchase only. We therefore advise you to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. We kindly request that all payments for bookings are received in advance of the event.


“The observation of the Vrat of Norinem has great cultural significance in Hinduism, centered around the story of a mongoose that attacked and devoured a snake that was about to strike a sleeping infant.

As a symbolic gesture, Hindu women, particularly mothers, conduct Puja and fast on this day in reverence and gratitude to the mongoose for saving the baby’s life. Traditionally the fast is observed with a cooked meal of Mung Beans and Bajri Rotlas, accompanied with milk and condiments.”

More details to follow.

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