Poetry for Rivers on the occasion of World Poetry Day
On the occasion of World Poetry Day, a beautiful poetry conference was held at Parmarth Niketan (Rishikesh), organized by the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance and the Ganga Action Parivar.
Many prominent poets and saints from all across India participated in the poetry event, sharing their poetry and prose to raise awareness on the plight of our sacred water bodies.
At the venue, National Clean Ganga Mission, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India , New Delhi ‘s united efforts lead to an insightful Ganga Cleanliness and Public Awareness exhibition, it was coordinated by Dr. Anil Mittal.
There was also a beautiful thought-provoking skit to raise awareness on the threats that Mother Ganga faces.
Pujya Swamiji led a Swachhta Sankalp (Pledge for Cleanliness) and inspired a beautiful water blessing ceremony with all the young children and artists.