Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Saturday said the BJP government will continue to work for propagation of Gita in the state.
He was in Ludhiana to attend the 19th annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra that is organised by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) and is considered the second largest after the one held at Puri in Orrisa.
Khattar was accompanied by state BJP chief Kamal Sharma.
Stating that he was the “guardian of Tulsi Maa, Gau (cow) Maa and Gita Maa”, the CM said that the Gita Mahotsav that will start in the state this year will go international from next year. “Next year onwards, we will be inviting scholars, academicians, priests and intellectuals from around the world to ponder over the teachings of Geeta. It will be a grand affair on the soil of Haryana,” said Khattar.
SAD district chief Madan Lal Bagga and Congress MLAs Surinder Dabur and Bharat Bhushan Ashu were also