Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari said he will write to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to develop Daulatpur in Rae Bareli district, birthplace of famous poet and writer Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi, as a memorial to literary tourism.
Stating that the contribution of Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi and Hajari Prasad Dwivedi to Hindi literature is very high, he said he would raise the issue with Yogi Adityanath to perpetuate the memory of the great writer and litterateur.
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Governor Koshyari was speaking on Thursday night at Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi Smriti Sanrakshan Abhiyan Silver Jubilee Awards and ‘Kavi Sammelan’ program at Raj Bhavan Mumbai hosted by Dr. Ram Manohar Tripathi Seva Samiti and Smt Durgadevi Sharma Charitable Trust.
Former minister Kripa Shankar Singh, former MP Raj Purohit, lyricist Manoj Muntashir, Dr. Manju Pandey, Anurag Tripathi, Rajiv Nautiyal, social worker Prashant Sharma as well as several writers and journalists attended the event.
The Governor commended Bhajan singer Anup Jalota for composing the music for Dr. Ram Manohar Tripathi’s compositions and honored Mahavir organizer Prasad Dwivedi Smriti Sanrakshan Abhiyan Gaurav Awasthi.
Well known poets Ramdas Futane, Sunil Joshi, Yogendra Sharma, Rajiv Raj and Jyoti Tripathi presented poems on this occasion. The Governor congratulated the poets and applauded their presentation. Anil Trivedi led the discussions.