Arrangements discussed for World Sanskrit Day celebrations on Aug 7

Sham Lal Sharma and others honouring poet Randhir Singh Raipuria on Sunday.
Sham Lal Sharma and others honouring poet Randhir Singh Raipuria on Sunday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, July 24: World Sanskrit Day celebrations are being organized by Srikailakh Astrology and Vedic Sansthan Trust on August 7 and a meeting in this regard was held today at Karbanda, Bhalwal, Jammu to discuss the celebration programme.
During the meeting, former Minister Sham Lal Sharma said that with the development of Devvani Sanskrit, not only will India’s dream of becoming a world guru be realized, the world will also move on the path of holistic development with peace. “The culture of doing and being cultured from Sanskrit awakens world peace and social development even in today’s era. History is witness that from ancient times to modern times, India never invaded the land of any other country. Such events will boost the morale of Sanskrit lovers,” he said.
On this occasion, the Vice Chancellor of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology, Jammu, Professor J P Sharma informed that on the occasion of ‘World Sanskrit Day’, there will be a grand event at Majestic Grand, Resort, Purkhu, in which the SKUAST Jammu in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture will organize Agriculture fair.
Mahant Rohit Shastri, head of Srikailakh Jyotish and Vedic Sansthan Trust, said that Sanskrit literature is the richest in human history and main reason for organizing this program is to promote Sanskrit.
During this meeting, famous Dogri poet Randhir Singh (Raipuria) and famous weight lifter Mannu Khajuria were honored.
K K Sharma, Director, Agriculture Department, Jammu, Professor Madan Mohan Jha, Director, Center Sanskrit University Jammu Campus, Sat Pal Sharma, Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region, Rajdev Singh, Sarpanch of Bhalwal, Advocate Pawan Khajuria and Rakesh Gandotra were present on the occasion. Pandit Dev Dutt Shastri, Ankush, Dr Sanjay Sharma, Professor Sharat Sharma, Dr Yogendra Dixit, Anil Padha, Vijay Kumar Sharma, Master Raj Kumar, Nigam Gupta, Jagdev Singh Chib, Manmohan Singh Jamwal, Vijay Seth, Uttam Chand Sharma, Rajan Sharma, Somil Abrol, Rakesh Kumar, Happy Singh and other trust members were also present.