National Ramayan Festival to be organized for the first time in Chhattisgarh

  • Ramayan competition to be held in Raigarh’s Ram-Leela Ground from June 1 to June 3
  • Artists from all over the nation and the world will participate in the event
  • Special program on themes centred on the Aranyakand
  • Kelo Aarti and group chanting of Hanuman Chalisa to be performed

Raipur ( | In accordance with the special initiative of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and on the lines of the National Tribal Festival, a three-day National Ramayan Festival is being organized in Raigarh from June 1 to June 3. Preparations are in full swing for this event organized by the Culture Department. Foreign artists, along with artists from various states of the country, are being invited to the program. These artists from India and all over the world will perform a unique presentation of Ramayan on the land of Chhattisgarh.
Chhattisgarh shares a profound bond with Lord Shri Ram. It is believed that Lord Ram passed through the forests of Dandakaranya, which include parts of forests in Chhattisgarh. Keeping this aspect in mind, special programs with themes centred on the Aranya Kand will be held during the festival. According to the information obtained from the officials of the Culture Department, artists of Manas Mandali coming from various states of the nation will perform in the Ramayan Festival from 2 pm to 6 pm, whereas artists of Manas Mandali arriving from foreign countries will perform from 8 pm to 10 pm in the event. Kelo Aarti and group chanting of Hanuman Chalisa will also be performed during the program, along with “Deepdan” in large numbers.