‘Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Diwas’ celebrations today
BHOPAL [Maha Media]: On the occasion of ‘Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Diwas’, ‘Marathi Sumadhur Gaon Sandhya’ will be organised at 6:30 pm in Ravindra Bhavan on Saturday.
Singing evening will feature patriotic, devotional music, songs and folk songs by artists of Swarajandhi Culture Social Welfare Society Swargandhar Sangeet Kala Akademi and Vijay Sri Sangeet Vidyalaya under the ‘Gamak’ series. Director of Marathi Sahitya Akademi, H R Ahirwar informed that the singing evening is being organised on the occasion of birthday of Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar alias Kusumagraj, who is bestowed with the best poet Jnanpith award in Marathi language.
Kusumagraj has an outstanding contribution in cultural field. He has worked tirelessly to make Marathi a knowledge language. Hence, birthday of Kusumagraj is celebrated as Marathi Language Pride Day.