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What is the News?
The Union Minister of Culture has launched a program named ‘Buzurgon ki Baat – Desh Ke Saath’. He also launched an exhibition on Gita Govinda and a book “Gita Govinda :Jayadeva’s Divine Odyssey” by Dr Utpal K. Banerjee
About Buzurgon ki Baat – Desh Ke Saath
The programme aims at enhancing the interaction between the youth and the elder persons who are 95 years and above and thus have spent around 18 years in India before independence.
About Gita Govinda
The Gita Govinda is a work composed by the 12th-century poet, Jayadeva (contemporary of several other poets in the court of Lakshmana Sena of Bengal).
It is a lyrical poem dramatizing the love sports of Krishna and Radha.
The Gīta Govinda consists of twelve chapters, further divided into twenty-four songs. Each song consists of eight couplets, it is called Ashtapadi.
Source: This post is based on the article “Union Minister launches program ‘Buzurgon ki Baat–Desh Ke Saath” published in PIB on 7th September 2021.