NAHARLAGUN, Feb 02: Recalling contributions of Mahakavi Vidyapati, a Maithili poet and Sanskrit writer, in propagation of indigenous language, Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra (Retd) exhorted the people to be in touch with their roots, traditions and customs.
Addressing Vidyapati Parav Samaroh here on Saturday, he commended Purvanchal people for organising the event, which he said will help preserve their rich cultural heritage. The event celebrates works and life of Vidyapati to bring consciousness about his literature and ideals among younger generation.
While lauding organizer Purvanchal Sanskriti Vikash Samiti (PSVS) for its initiative, he said that their efforts reflected their commitment towards progress of the state and its people and urged them to contribute towards the nation building.
RGU vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha, NERIST director Prof. H.S. Yadav and PSVS presidenti Ajay Ranjan Maharaj also spoke.
Students of various Capital Complex schools presented a cultural item, themed Jai Jai Bhairva-Vidyapati. (PRO)