Sunday, July 23

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Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park

Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park

Place to Visit
Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. More specifically, this wildlife sanctuary occupies a protected area in the Anaimalai Hills of Pollachi, Valparai and Udumalpet taluks of Coimbatore district and Tiruppur district. Anaimalai, also known as the Mountain of Elephants is located in the Western Ghats, south of the Palghat Gap. This wildlife sanctuary is named after the former Prime Minister of India, Late Indira Gandhi. She had visited the park on 7th of October, 1961. This wildlife sanctuary is considered to be the largest and well preserved sanctuary of Tamil Nadu. It is managed by the Tamil Nadu Forest Department. This national park is under consideration by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizatio...
Bastar Vishwavidyalaya

Bastar Vishwavidyalaya

Education
The Bastar Vishwavidyalaya (BVV) one of the major institutions of higher education in Bastar Regions which predominated by tribal communities is largely devoted to post graduate studies and is widely known for its excellence in research and for its distinguished faculty. The campus located near Dharampura-2 in Jagdalpur, has immense bio-diversity and a place of silent learning which give the campusa natural beauty. With 5 different Departments in 2 Schools of study, the Vishwavidyalaya has over 100 staff and faculties and over 150 students.  
Bastar Band

Bastar Band

Bastar Band
The group has so far given nearly 50 presentations through out the country. The objective of the Bastar Band is Banduk chhodo-Dhol pakdo, which means throw guns and hold drums, because gun destroys where as drum expands the life. The Bastar Band members says that risk is there in any work, so if risk is related to a good cause like using music for social therapy the risk must be accepted, and the group has done. The presentation of Bastar Band has been widely acclaimed through out the country. It is given performance in all the corners of the country as well among the dignitaries including Hon’ble President of India, Hon’ble Governor, Chief Minister and Several Ministers and officers of Chhattisgarh and some other states. It has also participated in renowned cultural festivals in various p
Bastart Band

Bastart Band

Bastar Band
In the performances, the Bastar Band recites nearly more than 30 styles of tunes in accompaniment of 45 types of their traditional musical instruments, and present a couple of tribal traditional dances also. To organize this band Anup traveled to all the corners of the area in adverse situation and convinced the artists about the aims of the band. He says that the credit really goes to all the members of the band who believed him and joined the group in extremely difficult and violence ridden conditions also, so that the show must go on. And thus the Bastar Band is disseminating the rich performing art traditions through out the country, and simultaneously making effort for salvage, creating awareness and sense of pride among their traditional bearers, and showcasing the real Bastar. ...