Exhibition depicting portrayal of Lord Rama in Urdu literature to be held in UP


By NewsGram Staff Writer

Sita at Ashokavana under Ashoka tree.
Sita at Ashokavana under Ashoka tree.

The Uttar Pradesh government will be hosting a four day exhibition this October on the depiction of “Ram Kathas” (stories of life of Lord Ram) in Urdu literature.

The culture department of the UP government will be hosting this exhibition from October 14-18 in state archives in Allahabad and Lucknow according to a report published in The Times of India.

Ram Vishal Mishra, the special secretary to the department of Culture issued an order to Anita Meshram, the director, department of Culture on July 22 sanctioning an amount of Rs 47,000 towards organizing the exhibition.

The report has quoted Meshram as saying: “This exhibition is symbolic of Hindu-Muslim unity and the Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb that the Awadh culture is known for. The cataloging for the exhibition will be done soon, and we will have about 50 exhibits on display.”