Vice President launches ‘International Satavadhanam’ event

News:During the International Satavadhanam program, the Vice President has observed that ‘avadhanam’ as a literary feat has greatly contributed to the Telugu language’s glorious tradition.

 

Facts:

  • Avadhānaṃ: It is a literary performance popular from the very ancient days in India.
  • Origin: It originated as a Sanskrit literary process and is revived by poets in Telugu and Kannada in modern times.
  • Features: It involves solving tricky literary posers, improvising poems and tests a person’s capability of performing such multiple tasks simultaneously.
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