On 21st August 2023, Nag Panchami, the first festival of the month of Shravan, was celebrated at Khatwali Pada. Nag Panchami is a day dedicated to worshipping the serpent deity and pleasing the snake at home. It is believed that Lord Krishna emerged from the Yamuna river bed on this day after defeating the Kalia Naga, making it a significant day in the month of Shravan.
On 29th August 2023, Raksha Bandhan, a festival celebrating the bond between brothers and sisters, was joyfully celebrated as it is every year. During the Raksha Bandhan celebration, girls tied rakhis on boys' wrists, symbolizing the bond of protection and love between sisters and brothers. The festival was celebrated with enthusiasm, and the children were treated to delicious sweets and food, adding to the festive spirit.
These celebrations provided an opportunity for the children to learn about their heritage, strengthen familial bonds, and experience the joy and togetherness that these festivals bring.