International Gita Mahotsav to be organized in Kurukshetra, Haryana

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  • In Haryana, International Gita Mahotsav will be organized from November 19 to December 6 at Kurukshetra this year. President  Draupadi Murmu will attend this grand festival of Holy Gita.
  • She will also inaugurate the three-day International Gita seminar at Kurukshetra University on the same day.
  • “In this seminar renowned international and national scholars of the Srimad Bhagavad Gita and researchers from across the country and abroad will present their research papers on ‘world peace and harmony.”
  • Various programs will be organized during this festival, which include Gita Marathon and Gita Quiz. A large number of devotees including students will participate during this entire event.
  • Along with this, citizens of many countries including America, Canada and Kuwait have also registered themselves in this online competition.
  • Initially, only religious and cultural programs were organized during this festival, although later social, cultural and educational programs were also included in it. In the year 2016, the Haryana government had decided to celebrate this festival as ‘International Gita Mahotsav’. 

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