‘Barisu Kannada Dim Dimava’ Festival
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘Barisu Kannada Dim Dimava cultural festival at Talkatora Stadium in Delhi on 25th February 2023. Prime Minister Modi addressed the gathering on the occasion.
‘Barisu Kannada Dim Dimava’ cultural festival is being organized to celebrate Karnataka’s culture, traditions, and history. It is in line with the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’. The festival, being held under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, will provide an opportunity for hundreds of artists to showcase Karnataka’s cultural heritage through dance, music, drama, and poetry.
What is Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Scheme?
The “Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat” scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Ekta Diwas, 31st October 2015, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel draws inspiration from the life of India’s freedom fighter. The scheme was launched to celebrate the cultural vibrancy of India while establishing a strong mechanism to inculcate nationalism and cultural awareness among the citizens of our nation.
The key aim of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat is to promote the Indian ideology of “Unity in Diversity” India. It aims to build the interest of people in their neighboring states and UTs, and also encourages them to promote their culture. It also aims to foster a sense of common identity among the people of the country, the rich heritage, culture, customs, and traditions of the states must be encouraged.
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