IIT Madras organises Curtain Raiser program for ‘Kashi Tamil Sangamam’ – Times Now

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Thiru N Ravi (2nd R), Governor of TN & Prof. V. Kamakoti (2nd L), Director, IIT Madras

Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Madras organised the Curtain Raiser program for the ‘Kashi Tamil Sangamam’ today, October 28, 2022. The program was attended by the Governor of Tamil Nadu Thiru N. Ravi as chief guest. IIT Madras and Banaras Hindu University are the knowledge partners for the program.

What is ‘Kashi Tamil Sangamam’?

Kashi Tamil Sangamam a month-long program in which people from Tamil Nadu belonging to 12 different clusters such as Art, Literature, Spirituality, and Education, will be taken on an educational tour to Varanasi as special guests.

Around 210 people from different parts of Tamil Nadu will be taken in each group for 8 days tour program. The 12 such groups, comprising around 2,500 people will visit over a month. These groups would leave from 3 cities – Rameshwaram, Chennai and Coimbatore.

People will be attending academic sessions, and visit places in and around Varanasi and Ayodhya including the Ganga cruise.

Travel and accommodation at Kashi and Ayodhya. The first train will leave on 16th November 2022 from Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and the last return train will depart from Kashi on 18th December 2022.

How to register for Kashi Tamil Sangamam?

Interested people can visit the official website thriugh this link–kashitamil.iitm.ac.in and register themselves.

Addressing the gathering, Thiru N. Ravi, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, said, “In this 200 years, so much has happened to erase our history and erase who we are that we have to take an effort to re-introduce our country to ourselves. This notion of India created by foreigners has eclipsed the very idea of ‘Bharat.’ The connection between Kashi and the land of Tamil Nadu is thousands and thousands of years old.

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