Under the aegis of Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP) the 38th all India group song competition `Spandan`, held in Patanjali Yogpeeth, Phase two. The general secretary of Patanjali Yogpeeth Acharya Balkrishna, Justice Vishnu Kokje and other dignitaries lighted the lamp to inaugurate the competition.
While speaking on the first day of the two day program, Acharya Balkrishna said that Bharat Vikas Parishad is holding the national group song competition since last 37 years to bind the nation in single thread of cultural unity. He said that it has lent strength to the nationalistic sentiments, harmony and unity. On the occasion, Maharajshri also gave certificates to the participants.
While addressing the conclusion ceremony of the two-day competition, organized by Bharat Vikas Parishad, Yogrishi Ramdevji Maharaj said that Indian music, poetry,literature and culture are unparallel in the world. Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP) has made relentless efforts to carry Indian values, traditions and culture forward. He asked the participants to work in the interest of the nation and said that our country is the crown of the world where personality is prayed and not any individual.
In the 38th all India group song competition, participants from Bengal performed excelled. The competition was based on national and regional songs. Swami Ramdevji Maharaj also gave prizes to the winners on the conclusion of the competition. Participants from over 45 towns competed in the competition. On the occasion `Spandan`, a souvenir of Bharat Vikas Parishad was also eleased. Scores of people attended the program.
Source : Yog Sandesh Jan 2013