Udaipur - As part of the Sanskrit Week celebrations, organized under the banner of Sanskrit Bharti, the enchanting performances of children in a Sanskrit group song competition captivated the audience on Saturday. The week-long celebration commenced with the Rakshabandhan festival and featured melodious presentations by young participants. Following the spirited involvement of children in the Sanskrit Shloka-based painting competition held a day prior, there was tremendous enthusiasm among participants for the Sanskrit group song competition. More than 250 participants from over 20 institutions took part in the event.
Dr. Yagya Ameta, the Prant Prachar Pramukh, explained that the Sanskrit group song competition, which took place at the Vyas Auditorium of Alok School Sector-11, was divided into two sections: junior and senior. Nineteen groups participated in the junior category, while eighteen groups competed in the senior category. The competition was judged by Dr. Madhubala Jain and Renu Paliwal. Each group consisted of seven participants, with some groups being accompanied by musicians playing various musical instruments. The participants' melodious renditions of Sanskrit songs like 'Jayatu Sanskrim, Jayatu Bharatam,' 'Bhavatu Bharatam Bhavatu Bharatam,' and others left a lasting impression on the audience.
The chief guest of the program, Dr. Pradeep Kumawat, Director of Alok Sansthan, along with Dr. Bhagwati Shankar Vyas, former Divisional Education Officer of the Sanskrit Education Department, emphasized the significance of Sanskrit while encouraging the participants.
Numerous institutions participated in the competition, including Central Academy Sardarpura, Sector-3, Sector-5, MDS, DPS, MMVM, MMPS, St. Anthony, Scholars Arena, Mahavir Academy, Rockwood Public School, Alok School Hiran Magri, Alok School Panchavati, Guru Nanak School, Noble International, Witty International, Neerja Modi, RDMPS, Royal Academy, and Indo American.
Members of Sanskrit Bharti, including Narendra Sharma, Dr. Himanshu Bhatt, Rekha Sisodia, and Dushyant Kumawat, were also present to support and celebrate this vibrant expression of Sanskrit culture.