Latest News

Chief Minister releases ‘Gujarat Deepotsavi’ issue for Vikram Samvat 2078

    Gandhinagar, Tuesday:  Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel while releasing the ‘Gujarat Deepotsavi’ issue for Vikram Samvat 2078 said that,  Diwali is the festival of lights. Prakash Parv Deepotsav inspires everyone to move forward with new resolutions.  To each and every Gujarati residing in Gujarat let us all together light the lamp of self-assurance and make every effort with a sincere heart to spread the light of good thoughts all around. Chief Minister said.

    He said that with the love and blessings of all Gujarati’s, Gujarat has set a new definition of development. The driving force of Gujarat’s progress is the faith of its more than six and a half crore people in public welfare works. On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, he requested the people of Gujarat to light the lamps of good thoughts and truthfulness in the hearts of all by removing the  evil thoughts of hatred, revenge and injustice. Chief Minister said that, Even in the adverse circumstances of COVID-19 pandemic and heavy rains, Gujarat has not let its progress get stalled.   Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel said that, All of us are working earnestly for the overall development of Gujarat on the path of development model developed by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

    Everyone is aware of the welfare work carried out by double engine government that is Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at the central and we at the state level.

    On the occasion of Deepotsavi Parva and Vikram Samvat New Year 2079, the Chief Minister extended his wishes to all the  people of Gujarat that may we all together keep progressing in this New Year and also called upon each and everyone to come together to build a divine and glorious Gujarat at the beginning of this New Year and to actively participate  in the development journey of Gujarat.

    Information and Broadcasting Department Secretary Smt. Avantika Singh said, the festivals and folk festivals spreads fragrance of our cultural heritage. Festivals bring freshness in one’s life. Deepotsav Prakash Parva holds a special place in the cultural heritage of our country. Let us all unleash the creative powers hidden within us and call for a new light of development and establish new milestones for the development of Gujarat in the coming New Year.

    Giving details about the Gujarat Deepotsav Director of Information Shri R.K. Mehta said that, In accordance with the unique tradition of serving sacred readings that light up life with high thoughts on the occasion of every Deepotsav festival, the cultural heritage of Gujarat’s literature and art is presented through the Gujarat Deepotsavi issue.

    Gujarat Deepotsavi 2078 has been presented with contemplative thoughts, poems, novels, comedy, dramas that will enlighten the minds of readers with the beauty of literature presented through creativity of Gujarat’s leading writers.

    Shri Gunvant Shah, Shri Vishnu Pandya, Shri Joravarsinh Jadav, Shri Mohammad Mankad, Shri Ratilal Borisagar, Shri Raghuveer Chaudhari Shri Madhav Ramanuja, Dr. Chandrakant Mehta. Gujarat Deepotsavi Issue 2078 will be an unforgettable reading memory for the readers in the coming year with interesting literary works written dowm by eminent writers like Shri Kumarpal Desai, Shri Jay Vasavada, Krishnkant Unadkat.

    This Deepotsavi 2078 volume features 29 study articles, 33 novels, 19 entertaining, 7 dramas and 98 poetic works along with 64 colourful illustrations.

    On this occasion, the members of the Council of Ministers Shri  Rajendra Trivedi, Shri Jitu Vaghani, Shri Rushikesh Patel, Shri Kiritsinh Rana, Shri Jagdish Vishwakarma, Shri Jitu Chaudhary, Shri Mukesh Patel, Chief Secretary Shri Pankajkumar, Additional Chief Secretary Home Department Shri Rajkumar, Information Secretary Smt. Avantika Singh Aulakh, Information Director Shri R. K. Mehta Senior Information Officers Shri Arvind Patel, Shri Pulak Trivedi, Shri Jagdish Acharya etc were present.

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat