3-Day Bhopal Literature & Art Festival-2024 Begins: ‘Centre Should Adopt Vikram Samvat As Official Calendar’

3-Day Bhopal Literature & Art Festival-2024 Begins: ‘Centre Should Adopt Vikram Samvat As Official Calendar’

Numismatist RC Thakur says emperor Vikramaditya had also installed idols of Lord Rama, Goddess Sita in Ayodhya

Staff ReporterUpdated: Saturday, January 13, 2024, 12:25 AM IST
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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): The Government of India should adopt Vikram Samvat as its official calendar, said numismatist RC Thakur who is director of Ashwini Shodh Sansthan in Mahidpur in Ujjain district.

Chief minister Mohan Yadav has been campaigning for the change for long and this year, Vikram Samvat has found place in state government calendar, Thakur added while speaking on the subject, Samrat Vikramaditya, Life and Times, at Bharat Bhawan on Friday- the inaugural day of three-day Bhopal Literature & Art Festival -2024.

Thakur said he had gone to Ayodhya for a survey and found that Emperor Vikramaditya had renovated Ram Temple and Kanak Mahal in Ayodhya. “It is mentioned in inscription at the palace. Vikramaditya had also installed idols of Lord Rama and his wife Goddess Sita in Ayodhya,” he added.

The Railway Men is fiction story, connects many people: Shiv Ravel

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