Pandit Jasraj Cultural Foundation:
I congratulate you all for your creative work in establishing Pandit Jasraj Cultural Foundation, PM Modi said.
On the occasion of the launch of the Pandit Jasraj Cultural Foundation, Narendra Modi congratulated the institute. Prime Minister Modi said he is pleased that you are carrying on his classical legacy. It is also the birth anniversary of Pandit Jasraj ji today. Congratulations to all of you for creating the Pandit Jasraj Cultural Foundation on this special day.
The prime minister said:
- The subject of music is very mysterious. The comprehensive knowledge that our sages have given about voice and sound astonishes me.
- The primary objective of the Pandit Jasraj Cultural Foundation will be to preserve, develop, and promote India’s cultural heritage. In addition to supporting budding artists, this foundation will make efforts to become financially viable.
- The impact of technology is being felt in every field, so technology and IT should also be revolutionizing the music industry. Startups in India that are completely dedicated to music, based on Indian instruments, based on Indian musical traditions.
- Through our belief in environmental protection and love of nature, India today shows the world the way to a renaissance of its art and culture centers like Kashi.