The Performing Arts Club of Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, a constituent college of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth in association with Pondicherry Heritage Festival organized Nrityanjali, an Odissi Dance performance by Mr Aneesh Raghavan at SBV on 4th February 2019.
Aneesh Raghavan, a disciple of renowned Odissi exponent Smt. Sangeeta Dash has performed at several prestigious venues in our country and abroad. He is a Graded Artiste of Doordarshan. He had the honour of performing the before former President of India Dr Pranab Mukherjee. An initiation into Carnatic music at the tender age of four has helped him develop his talent in Carnatic vocal. An alumnus of Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, his multilingual education has led him to complete his Masters with excellence in Sanskrit. He has been awarded the prestigious South Zone Cultural Centre “ Youth Talent Award” for the year 2016 and Yuva Prathiba Award by Debangana School of Odissi.
Felicitating the performance, Prof. Subhash Chandra Parija, Vice Chancellor, SBV congratulated Mr Aneesh Raghavan for his excellent performance at his young age and wished him success in his future performances and expressed that Aneesh will be the recipient of many more awards in future. He lauded the efforts of the Performing Arts Club of Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute for organizing such events which will surely promote the heritage, culture of different states of our country in the minds of the students which in turn will be a stress buster in the midst of busy student life. Several more initiatives of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth would strengthen our hands such as the Matribhasa Diwas, an initiative by the Government of India in promoting the mother tongue and increasing the tolerance among the student community.