Spirit of “Ek Bharat, Shresht Bharat” showcases in Telangana Foundation Day Celebration at Punjab Raj Bhawan
Fostering the spirit of “Ek Bharat, Shresht Bharat” (One India, Great India), the Telangana Foundation Day was celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm at Punjab Raj Bhawan.
The event organized jointly by Punjab Raj Bhawan and the Administration of UT, Chandigarh, served as a platform to celebrate the oneness of India and the harmonious coexistence of different cultures.
Speaking on the occasion, Sh Banwari Lal Purohit, the Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh emphasized the significance of promoting cultural exchange and fostering harmonious coexistence. He said that the strength of our country lies in its unity, where each state contributes to the rich fabric of our collective identity.
He said that Telangana is the youngest state in the country. The formation of Telangana marked a historic moment in our country’s journey towards decentralization and inclusive governance. He added that Telangana is a state where traditions and customs blend seamlessly with modernity. The region is known for its Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb culture (Hindu-Muslim culture being practiced together).
The evening unfolded with a vibrant cultural extravaganza that showcased the rich heritage of Telangana through mesmerizing dance performances and melodious music. The attendees were captivated by the graceful movements of the traditional folk dances, such as Gussadi and Lambadi, which resonated with the soul of Telangana. The melodies of the classical Carnatic music and the energetic beats of the dappu drum enthralled the audience, filling the air with an atmosphere of joy and celebration.
The event was graced by dignitaries, including Mr. Kultar Singh Sandhwan, Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Mr. Arun Sood, President, BJP, Mr. Satya Pal Jain, Additional Solicitor General of India and Mr. Dharam Pal, Adviser to Administrator, UT, Chandigarh.