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Singing Contests Based On Bhagavad Gita Set To Be Held In Uttar Pradesh Schools

Gurleen Kaur | Friday, December 8, 2017 1:30 PM IST

Singing Contests Based On Bhagavad Gita Set To Be Held In Uttar Pradesh Schools

Lucknow: Yogi Adityanath led BJP government has asked the schools in Uttar Pradesh to organise singing competitions based on the 'Bhagavad Gita',
 the most revered Hindu text. An official told PTI that based on the result of these contests, the state secondary education department will conduct a state-level
 contest in state capital Lucknow later this month. According the directive, all government, government-aided and private schools of all boards are asked to
organise the contest. PTI reported that the secondary education department, Uttar Pradesh has asked joint directors of education of all the divisions to ensure
that contests are organised at all schools in the state.As per the education department's plan, a panel, comprising experts in music, Gita, Hindi and Sanskrit,
will shortlist the best singer. Pronunciation and singing skills of the contestants will be judged during the competition, said the official.