Thailand. Rangsit University hosts the 4th RSU International Ganesh Festival on 31st August 2022 at Rangsit University Campus (Students Centre). The purpose of this grand annual Ganesh Chaturthi (Birthday of Lord Ganesha or Phra Phikanet) festival and promote historical social and cultural relations between India and Thailand. This year, the festival activities are also aimed to pray for the well-being of the people around the world who are facing adversities due to COVID-19 pandemic.
“We believe that this Largest Ganesha festival in Thailand will further develop people-to-people interactions and strengthen socio-economic and cultural relations between India and Thailand, said Dr. Mano Laohavanich, Director, Gandhi Institute, Rangsit University, Pathumthani, Thailand”.
Ganesha devotees in large numbers joined the variety of activities such as Ganesha Welcome Procession, Ganesha Sthapna Puja, Opening Ceremony, Devotional Cultural Program, Auspicious Ganesha Amulets, Ganesh Mahaprasad. Live Ganesha Art show, Ashtvinayak Exhibition and Rice distribution Sewa to 151 needy families.
The following dignitaries will join the auspicious occasion –
Ms. Alpana Dubey, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, Thailand
Ms. Thanikan Pornpongsaroj, Member of Parliament, Thailand
Dr. Pitchayaphant Charnbhumidol, Vice President for International Affairs, Rangsit University Thailand
Dr. Mano Laohavanich, Director of Gandhi Institute, Rangsit University
Dr. Suriyasai Katasila, Dean, College of Social Innovation, Rangsit University
Shri Pankaj Sharma, Head of Chancery, Embassy of India to Thailand
Shri Susheel Kumar Saraff, Convener of Indian Social Club of Thailand and Trustee of Gandhi Institute
Shri K.C. Agrawal, President, International Vaish Federation (Thailand)