International Gita Mahotsav in Kurukshetra to commence from Dec 2 to 19

The Manohar Lal-led government had started organizing International Gita Mahotsav with an aim to promote the teaching of Bhagavad Gita.

NewsBharati    01-Dec-2021
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Kurukshetra, Dec 1: In a huge boost to cultural development, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced that the mega 'International Gita Mahotsav' in Kurukshetra will be starting from December 2 to 19.
Thousands of pilgrims from different parts of the country reached Kurukshetra for the International Gita Mohatsav 2021. The Manohar Lal-led government had started organising the religious extravaganza with an aim to promote the teaching of Bhagavad Gita.
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The Mahotsav will have multiple cultural programs with different themes. Though the Mahostav will commence on December 2, the main programs will be from December 9 to 14. According to Khattar, a total of 3.5 lakh people will be connected virtually from abroad.
Further, he also added that more than 2,700 national & international artists & 21 sculptures related to the Mahabharat will be here. "We'll invest Rs 200 crores to recite the tales of Mahabharat via electronic systems. 75 eminent painters will work on Gita-Mahabharat subjects for 3 days," he said.
According to the reports, an online competition on the holy book Gita and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is also being conducted between 21 November and 8 December as part of the International Gita Mahotsav-2021.
On the other hand, Khatter said that a Gita seminar will be also organized on December 10 and slogan chanting will be done by around 55,000 students on December 14.