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IGNCA, New Delhi: ``Pt. Madhavrao Sapre ji`s values are a guide for the present generation. We all should learn from Sapre ji`s life that there is no value of freedom without self-reliance." expressed in This program was organized under the joint aegis of Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts and Indian Institute of Mass Communication. On this occasion a special issue focused on Madhavrao Sapre ji of the important ideological magazine `Media Vichar` was also released.
The program was presided over by Ram Bahadur Rai, senior journalist and President of Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts. Senior journalists Alok Mehta, Vishwanath Sachdev, Jagdish Upasane, Dr. Ashok Sapre, grandson of Madhavrao Sapre, Dr. Satchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, Indira Gandhi Center for Arts and Director General of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Prof. Sanjay Dwivedi also expressed his views.
Speaking on the topic `India`s ideological renaissance and Madhavrao Sapre`, the Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel said that the statue of Pt. Madhavrao Sapre would be installed in his birthplace at Patharia. He said that at present the challenge of language is in front of us and it is increasing. So today we should take inspiration from the writings of Sapre ji. His contribution to Hindi journalism and development of Hindi language can never be forgotten.
Presiding over the webinar, senior journalist and President of Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, Ram Bahadur Rai said that national renaissance is also a process of emergence of new knowledge. Sapre ji did this work through translation and translated the famous book `Dasbodh` of Samarth Guru Ramdas. He said that Sapre ji`s entire life is an example of struggle and sadhana. On reading his essays, it is known how wide the scope of his knowledge was.
Dr. Ashok Sapre, grandson of Madhavrao Sapre said that my grandfather worked for the development of Hindi language even though he was a Marathi speaker. He believed that when the country becomes independent, the national language of India can only be Hindi. This shows how far-sighted he was.
Senior journalist Alok Mehta said that Sapre ji has an important contribution as a social reformer. Through his writings, he started the social revolution. He wrote stories and published newspapers for public awareness. His work done for Dalit society and women is unforgettable.
Vishwanath Sachdev said that it is surprising to read Sapre ji how he had tried to create a new system through journalism. How he tried to create a society where his future generations could live in happiness and peace. This is the specialty of great men that they walk two steps ahead of their time. Shri Jagdish Upasane said that Madhavrao Sapre was the harbinger of Hindi Renaissance. The overall assessment of the work done by him in the field of journalism, literature and language has not yet been done.
Conducting the program, Dr. Satchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra said that Madhavrao Sapre was the first journalist in the country who was imprisoned in the year 1908 for sedition. He wrote in every stream of literature. His articles continue to inspire the youth even today.
Welcoming the guests, Director General, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Prof. Sanjay Dwivedi said that with the inspiration and Bharatbodh of Sapre ji, our country will emerge as a strong nation and will again make its identity as Jagat Guru. The vote of thanks was given by Dr. Achal Pandya.
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