Centre launches programme to strengthen Kashi-Tamil Nadu bond

Source: The post is based on the article Centre launches programme to strengthen Kashi-Tamil Nadu bondpublished in The Hindu on 22nd October 2022.

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The Union Government has announced a month-long programme named ‘Kashi-Tamil Sangamam’.

What is Kashi-Tamil Sangamam Programme?

Aim: To rekindle the civilisational link between the new Kashi and Tamil Nadu — both deep centers of knowledge.

Part of: The programme would be a part of the ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’.

The programme would be held from November 16 to December 16, 2022.

As part of the programme, 2,500 people divided into 12 groups would be travelling to Varanasi by train during the period.

– The groups would include students, teachers, artisans and people from various walks of life.

– The tours would include seminars, lectures, group meetings and visits to the Kashi Vishwanath temple and centres of important Tamil cultural heritage in Varanasi.

Knowledge Partners: The knowledge partners for the programme would be IIT-Madras and the Banaras Hindu University, while the Uttar Pradesh government would be the host State.

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