National Ramayana Festival: Trending number one on social media

Ramayana festival is being widely appreciated

Raipur (| Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the National Ramayana Festival at Ramleela Maidan in Raigarh district today. National Ramayana Festival is being widely appreciated not only in Chhattisgarh but also across the country. Throughout the day, National Ramayana Festival trended number one on various social media platforms and people were lauding this initiative of Chhattisgarh Government to organize National Ramayana Festival.

It is noteworthy that for the first time in Chhattisgarh, ‘National Ramayana Festival’ is being organized from June 01 to 03 at the historic Ramleela Maidan in Raigarh. At this mega event, devotional performances based on Ramkatha will be staged by Ramayana troupes from 12 states of the country as well as those from Cambodia and Indonesia. Through these performances, people would get to see a glimpse of various diverse national-global forms of Ramkatha.

The competition of Ramayana Mandalis based on the Aranya Kand of Ramayana has commenced, and the nationally renowned artists have arrived in Chhattisgarh to stage their musical performances at ‘Bhajan Sandhya’ of the Ramayana Festival. Ramayana teams from Kerala, Karnataka, Odisha, Assam, Goa, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are participating in this national festival. On the last day of the National Ramayana Festival, eminent Hindi poet Kumar Vishwas will extol the glory of Lord Shri Ram with his special performance at ‘Apne-Apne Ram Music Night’.