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Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan today inaugurated the Kala Panchang released by the Ministry of Culture at his residence. The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Spirituality Sushri Usha Thakur and the Principal Secretary of Culture and Public Relations Shri Sheo Shekhar Shukla were also present on the occasion. Minister Shshri Usha Thakur presented a book titled “Bundelkhand ke Bitti Chitra” (Bundelkhand Murals) to Chief Minister Shri Chouhan. Principal Secretary Shri Sheo Shekhar Shukla informed that in Kala Panchang all the activities that will be carried out by the Department of Culture and Tourism in the coming months of the year have been included. The Panchag includes activities from April 2021 to March 2022.

About two thousand cultural activities are organized each year in the state

It should be noted that the Ministry of Culture organizes activities such as celebrations, exhibitions, training camps, prizes, symposia, seminars, lectures, poetry, stories, films, plays, literature readings, etc. statewide. Kala Panchang is published by the department with the aim of giving timely information on all these activities organized during the year. This effort is for the convenience of art lovers, academics, experts, interns, artists, journalists, critics, dignitaries and those interested in these activities. It’s a two and a half decade old tradition. The total of activities carried out by the different academies and directorates throughout the year varies from around 1500 to 2000. About 30 new activities have been added by the department. The activities carried out within the framework of the Amrit Mahotsav of independence have also been included.

Events will take place online in case of Corona

The Kala Panchang was published with the hope that the country will be freed from the crisis of the Corona epidemic and that cultural activities will be organized as before. If the activities cannot be carried out physically, efforts will be made to organize the events online.

Kala Panchang is adorned with paintings by tribal artists

The Kala Panchang for the year 2021-22 depicts the attachment of the Madhya Pradesh tribes to nature. The cover of the Panchang has a painting of Karma dance by Kalabai Shyam. Along with this, the Panchang is adorned with depictions of Bhuri Bai, Nanku Siya Shyam, Lado Bai, Durgabai, Narmada Prasad Tekam and Ram Singh. An attempt has been made to convey this message through Panchang that we should try to restore the nature around us.


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