A Seminar on "The Relevance of Saint Poetry in Modern Context"
A seminar on the above cited matter was organised. Dr. Suresh Upadhyaya an eminent scholar and Director of Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan presided over the seminar. Other scholars invited were Dr. T. N. Rai, Vice Principal of Khalsa College and Dr. R. P. Trivedi, former principal of Birla College, Kalyan.
About forty people attended the seminar. The participants raised many questions and the scholars gave their satisfactory answers. The talks were highly enlightening and thought provoking.
Padma Binani Foundation organised "Geet Sandhya" on 21st November 2008. Dr. Buddhinath Mishra, the celebrated lyricist of Hindi from Dehradun and Pt. Kiran Mishra, a well known lyricist from Ayodhya were invited. Both of them made audience spell bound with their poems and their melodious recitations. The different trends prevelant in modern Hindi lyrics were effectively presented. The programme was highly appreciated by one and all.