Kashi Tamil Sangamam 2023 Inaugurated

  • Inaugurated by the Prime Minister, Mr  Narendra Modi.
  • In Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Mr Modi flagged off the Kanyakumari – Varanasi Tamil Sangamam train.
  • Launched multi-language and braille translations of Thirukkural, Manimekalai and other classic Tamil literature.
  • Walkthrough of the exhibition and cultural program.
  • Aims to rediscover the age-old links between Tamil Nadu and Kashi – two ancient seats of learning.

The Event:

  • Nearly 1400 (7 Groups of 200 persons each) people are expected to be travelling from different parts of Tamil Nadu.
  • 7 groups of Students (Ganga), Teachers (Yamuna), Professionals (Godavari), Spiritual (Saraswati), Farmers and Artisans (Narmada), Writers (Sindhu) and Traders and Businessmen (Kaveri) have been named after seven sacred rivers of India.
  • The Ministry of Education, Government of India, will be the nodal agency for this event.
  • participation from the Ministries of Culture, Tourism, Railways, Textiles, Food Processing (ODOP), MSME, Information & Broadcasting, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, IRCTC and related departments of the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
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