Jalandhar:December,24 (STN)146th Harivallab Sangeet Sammelan started at Devi Talab Mandir, Jalandhar City. The event was inaugurated after Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit lit the lamp.
This Tri-day musical event is being held from 24 Dec to 26, Dec 2021. Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit, former Lt Governor of Pondicherry Iqbal Singh, former Minister Manoranjan Kalia, KD Bhandari, Chairman of Shree Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan and President Purnima Beri were also present during the enaugration ceremony of the event.
The musical event started with the Saraswati and Harivallabh Vandana by the Students of MGN College of Education, Jalandhar followed by the performance of Vikas Babu with Shehnai, After this Poonam Sarpe (tabla wadhak) also performed, in 2019 she also won a Music Competition. Tejaswini D, Vernekar also gave her vocal performance in classical singing.
In 2013 Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan was also awarded as the oldest musical festival of India by the “Limca Book of Records”.