Ministry of Culture

Ministry of Culture in collaboration with Sulabh International to organize “Swacchagraha: celebrating Swachhta and Swadhinta” tomorrow


Event being organised as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav to encourage mass awareness with focus on ‘Swachhta, Swadhinta and Sulabh'

Posted On: 04 MAR 2022 5:49PM by PIB Delhi

Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in collaboration with Sulabh International is organizing an event Swacchagraha under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav  to encourage the mass awareness with the core thought of “Swachhta, Swadhinta and Sulabh tomorrow in New Delhi.

The event will  be conducted in two sessions and in the first session  Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh Sanitation, Social Reform & Human Rights Movement will address the audience. On the occasion, Baba Ramdev, Yoga Guru from the Patanjali Yogpeeth center situated at Haridwar will also address the audience virtually. The event will also be graced by many eminent personalities and guests who have contributed to this field including Dr. Richard Pais, Prof. Kameshwar Nath Singh, Smt. Usha Chaumar.

A special screening of the Amrit Mahotsav film will be done on the occasion. The event will also have  a panel discussion on new ideas and measures for increasing Swacchtha, Swadhinta and Sulabh along with a song and film showcase.

The evening session themed ‘Ek Shaam Sur, Taal aur Swachhta ke Naam’ will be addressed by Chief Guest Shri Vijay Goel. On the occasion   Saraswati Stuti will be performed by Dr. Sushmita Jha .

The event will also feature performance by Dhruva –The Sanskrit Band. This is the world’s only music band that is based on India’s oldest own tradition of Vedic–gaan and Stotra–gaan in Sanskrit language. The evening will be summed up by a musical performance of prominent percussionist in India Pandita Anuradha Pal’s and SuFoRe music group that combines an exhilarating mix of Indian Folk, Sufi, Qawwali, Hindustani and Carnatic Classical music, recharged with dazzling Indian and World percussion.

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