Sunday, May 2, 2010

'Gita Govinda' to be part of CWG ceremony

Terming 'Gita Govinda' as one of the "biggest epic stories ever written in the country", Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said poet Jayadev's creation would be part of the ceremonies of the coming Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

"Gita Govinda, created by legendary poet Jayadev of Orissa on relationship of Lord Krishna with Radha and other gopis, in the 12th century, would be given due place at the international sports event, she said while attending a function here last evening.

Lauding Orissa's contribution in the field of literature, sculpture and arts, Dikshit placed poet Jayadev at par with Sanskrit scholars like Kalidas.

Full report here Zeenews

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