Updated on: Friday, October 29, 2021, 03:13 PM IST

Mumbai: IRS officer Misra creates veena raag to honour cow


The Gujarati Seva Samaj, Mumbai recently organised a festival to celebrate the desi ‘gau’. At the event in Vile Parle, titled Gau Ratri: A Tribute to Mother Power, gau milk and ghee, Ganga jal, etc were distributed to those in attendance. Indian Revenue Service officer Suvir Misra, who is also a noted rudra veena player, created and played an exclusive ‘Gau Raag’ at the event, which was attended by Mahamadleshwar Swami Shree Vishweswaranand Giriji Maharaj of the Sanyaas Ashram and Mumbai BJP vice-president Acharya Pavan Tripathi.

The event was conceptualised by Dr Jitendra Bhatt and organised by the Gujarati Seva Samaj-Mumbai’s founder head Bimal Bhuta, who is also the Mumbai BJP secretary, along with samaj members, including Nilesh Galia, Rupa Mehta, Hirav Patel, Dhaval Chheda, Bakulesh Thakkar, Tushar Katrecha, Nimisha Trivedi, and Shubhendu Bhuta.

Fifty-six people, including NGO workers, healthcare professionals including doctors and nurses, social activists, media persons, safai karmacharis and anganwadi workers were felicitated at the event as Covid Yodhas for the service to the society during the pandemic.

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Published on: Friday, October 29, 2021, 03:13 PM IST