National Symposium of Poets Current Affairs - 2020

AIR organises National Symposium of Poets 2020

All India Radio (AIR) organized the National Symposium of Poets 2020 on 27 December 2019. This edition of poet symposium was attended by select poets from all corners of country, who gave their presentations and captivated the hearts of people.

About National Symposium of Poets

Such National symposium is organised continuously every year since 1956. The symposium is organized every year and broadcast on eve of Republic Day and at all the centers of AIR at 10:00 PM. The poets of all 22 languages recognized in tenth schedule of constitution participate in symposium.

About All India Radio

Founded in 1936, it is a division of Prasar Bharati (India’s largest public broadcasting agency). AIR is National Radio Broadcaster of India. Since 1956 Is officially known as Akashvani. AIR is sister service of Prasar Bharati’s Doordarshan, an Indian television broadcaster. AIR Motto – ‘Bahujan Hitaya: Bahujan Sukhaya’. It broadcasts programmes in 23 languages and 179 dialects.

Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan of AIR Inaugurated

The Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Kavi Sammelan, a National Symposium of Poets in Chennai. The poems were recited in the original language by the poets themselves and then they were translated to Hindi and Tamil.

Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan

Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan of All India Radio (AIR) aims to provide a creative platform for national integration and linguistic harmony through mutual interaction and coordinated presentation of the best in contemporary poetry of all Indian languages.

This Kavi Sammelan made its beginning in 1956 and is one of its kind programme wherein 23 eminent poets from 22 Indian languages come together on one stage to offer their creative best.

The Kavi Sammelan is the reflection of rich culture, literacy and shared heritage of Indian languages

All India Radio

All India Radio is the National Radio Broadcaster of India. Living up to its motto – ‘Bahujan Hitaya: Bahujan Sukhaya’ it is striving to inform, educate and entertain the masses of the country. The All India Radio broadcasts programmes in 23 languages and 179 dialects.