JAMMU, Jan 25: To celebrate the Republic Day and to promote the traditional culture Bharatiya Lok Sangeet Kala Sanstha (BLSKS) presented 297th Saturday series musical play “Ekta -Ekta Ka Diya” in collaboration with Sangam True Art Production and National College of Computer Education at Durga Bhawan Temple Jammu on the theme of National Integration and Communal Harmony.
The function was inaugurated by Dr Anju Dogra, Registrar SMGS Hospital who was the chief guest on the occasion and V K Magotra, former Regional Director, Directorate of Field Publicity, GoI and R P Amla former Assistant Director Field Publicity were the guest of honour.
Earlier before starting the musical play the patriotic songs sung by artists and students of the Institute were “Ekta Ekta Ka Diya”, “Ekta Ekta Ekta Mai Sahas Hai” , “Hum Sab Ek Hai etc were presented. The Musical play “Ekta Ekta Ka Diya” was written, produced and directed by M L Dogra, chairman BLSK. Its music was composed by Raju Bajgal, Music Instructor BLSKS.
Welcoming the dignitaries M L Dogra chairman, BLSKS said that the national integration refers to the perception of single national identity among people of a country belonging to various races, castes and regions. He said the communal harmony refers to the harmony, acceptance and love among the people of various communities belonging to different castes, races and religions. “We belong to a country which is characterized by great diversity, It is also a country with a very proud legacy of tolerance and respect for ways of thinking other than ones own”, he added.
He said India is a land where diverse religions have flourished together for centuries and have enriched each other and also urged upon the people to come forward in making India.
The vote of thanks was proposed by Master Deepak, programme Coordinator.