‘Vidyapati parav samaroh’ celebrated

NAHARLAGUN, Feb 3: The Purvanchal Sanskriti Vikash Samiti (PSVS) organised a programme titled ‘Vidyapati parav samaroh’ here on Saturday to celebrate the works and life of Maithali poet and Sanskrit writer Mahakavi Vidyapati.
Attending the programme, Governor BD Mishra recalled the contribution of Vidyapati in the propagation of the indigenous languages, and called upon the people to keep in touch with their roots, customs and traditions.
Commending the PSVS for their initiative, the governor said their endeavour “reflects their commitment towards the progress of the people of Arunachal Pradesh and the development of the state.”
He urged them to contribute towards the development of the nation, the state and society, saying doing so would “also result in their own prosperity.”
RGU Vice Chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha, NERIST Director Prof HS Yadav and PSVS president Ajay Ranjan Maharaj also spoke.
Students from different schools of the capital complex made a cultural presentation themed ‘Jai Jai Bhairva-Vidyapati’ to mark the occasion. (Raj Bhavan)