IEP Chandigarh, November 8
International Gita Mahotsav-2022 will be organized in Kurukshetra from November 19 to December 6. In various programmes, work will be done to spread the teachings of the Gita among the youth through subject experts.
Sh. Vijay Dahiya, the nodal officer of International Gita Mahotsav-2022 and member secretary of KDB, took feedback report of the preparations being made for the festival through video conferencing and also gave necessary directions to the officers to complete all the arrangements within the stipulated time. Several senior officers including Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Shantanu Sharma were also present.
In Gita Mahotsav, directions have been given to make adequate security arrangements, traffic, parking, as well as to repair Brahmasarovar and the main roads of the city. Apart from this proper arrangements for drinking water, toilets, and sewerage, etc. within a set timeframe.
He asked for organizing competitions at the state level regarding the festival, involving more and more school children in the global Gita recitation. Along with this, directions were also given to complete the preparations for the three-day International Gita Seminar to be held at Kurukshetra University in time.
He said that the Haryana Arts and Cultural Affairs Department and Haryana Kala Parishad as well as officials of North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala will organize cultural programmes at 48 Kos pilgrimage sites along with Gita Mahotsav. This time ‘Saras’ and Craft fair will also be organized in International Gita Mahotsav and the main programmes will be organized from November 29- December 4.