At the end of the ‘Saurashtra Tamil Sangam’ event, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, revealed a book called ‘Saurashtra Tamil Sangam Prashasti,’ authored by Somnath Sanskrit University. The Sangam celebrates the cultural and historical bond between Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, as many people migrated from the Saurashtra region to Tamil Nadu several centuries ago. According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office, the Saurashtra Tamil Sangamam event allowed Saurashtrian Tamils to reconnect with their ancestral roots.
The Saurashtra Tamil Sangamam that began on April 17 is set to end on April 26 (Wednesday) at Somnath. The 10-day confluence witnessed more than 3000 Saurashtrain Tamils attending the event in Gujarat. The event was mainly held to celebrate the links between Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.
About the book “Saurashtra Tamil Sangam Prashasti”
The book is an amalgamation of compositions by renowned poets with regards to the emotions and sentiments of Saurashtra Tamil Sangam, a government initiative highlighting the cultural link. The best verses from these compositions have been compiled in ‘Saurashtra-Tamil Sangamprashastih’. The book will offer a unique experience for readers to experience the feelings and sentiments of the artists and poetic scholars and keep the memories of the momentous Saurashtra Tamil Sangam alive.
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