Rohtak, October 9
Classical music will be taken to every nook and corner of the state so that everyone can know about its significance, said D Suresh, Principal Secretary, Art and Cultural Affairs Department.
He was addressing the audience during a classical singing programme, ‘Shastriya Gyan’, jointly organised by the Arts and Cultural Affairs Department and Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) last evening.
Bureaucrat-turned-vocalist Kashish Mittal also performed on the occasion and enthralled the audience. “Since music cannot be confined to the state, special efforts will be made to educate people of the ancient form of music,” said D Suresh.
Pankaj Yadav, Rohtak Divisional Commissioner, described Kashish Mittal as a source of inspiration for youth. He said Kashish had joined civil services for social work, but his interest was always in classical singing. Consequently, he left the job to pursue his passion.
“Indian music is our heritage, which takes us towards meditation and yoga,” said Padma Shri Sumitra Guha, who the guest of honour on the occasion. —TNS
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