ON the occasion of 96th birth anniversary of Rashtrarishi Nanaji Deshmukh, a three-day cultural programme was inaugurated on October 29, 2012. The programme was jointly organised by Deendayal Research Institute, the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of Madhya Pradesh, and the District Administration, Satna, at Ramnath Goenka Ghat on the banks of the holy Mandakini River.
In the inaugural evening, classical singer Shri Pawan Tiwari sang devotional songs and a dance troupe led by renowned film actress Gracy Singh enacted dance performances based on the life of Radha-Krishna. The Programme ended with the distribution of Amratmayee Kheer Prasad to all the members of the public who attended the function in thousands.
In the evening of second day of the Sharadotsava, the folk dances of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan were performed by the artists; and a dance troupe led by famous classical and Bharatnatyam performer Deepti Dimple Shah enacted dance performances based on the life of Sita-Ram.
The final day’s programme was organised at Deendayal Khel Parisar, Udyamita Vidyapeeth. Renowned singer Nitin Mukesh delighted the mass of audience by his excellent singing. While looking at the excitement of gathering and arrangements he said “this is one of my best programmes, thank you Nanaji”.