Navratri mela was organized by ABCD foundation, an NGO run by students in association with their event partner PACE on Sunday in the city. The fund raiser event was organized to help children who have tested positive for HIV. While GC tiles was the title sponsor, Vilva, Kiba, Delsy, rotary club of Akruthi and Oxy9 were co-sponsors. Two events – shopping mela and gala dandiya night - were organized as a part of the mela. While over 40 stalls were set up in the shopping mela, over 650 people had participated in the dandiya night.