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  • 20 October, 2022

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Kashi-Tamil Sangamam: Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat

Kashi-Tamil Sangamam - Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat

  • The Government of India recently launched the 'Kashi-Tamil Sangamam,' a month-long initiative designed to "strengthen" and "rekindle" the cultural and civilizational tie between Tamil Nadu and Varanasi.
  • This programme would be part of the project Ek Bharat Sreshtha Bharat.

What is the meaning of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat?

  • It was started in 2015 to promote participation among the people of various States/UTs in order to improve mutual understanding and connecting amongst people of distinct cultures, hence securing India's stronger unity and integrity.
  • It is a Ministry of Education initiative.
  • Activities Under the Scheme: each state and territory in the country would be paired with another for a set length of time, during which they would engage in organised activities such as language, literature, cuisine, festivals, cultural events, tourism, and so on.


  • To foster our nation's unity in diversity and to preserve and strengthen the fabric of traditionally existent emotional relationships among our people.
  • Promote the spirit of national integration through a deep and systematic engagement with all Indian states and union territories over the course of a year.
  • Showcase the rich heritage and culture, customs and traditions of any state to help people understand and appreciate India's diversity, establishing a sense of shared identity.
  • Make long-term commitments.
  • Create an atmosphere that encourages inter-state learning by sharing best practises and experiences.

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