About Ganga Utsav

Ganga Utsav is a 3 – day festival celebrating river Ganga. The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) had been celebrating the day of declaration of river Ganga as ‘National River’ on 4th November of every year with an objective to promote stakeholder engagement and ensure public participation under aegis of Ganga Knowledge Center. The utsav celebrates mystical and cultural river Ganga through storytelling, folklores, dialogues with eminent personalities, quizzes, displaying traditional artforms, dance & music performance by renowned artists, photo galleries and exhibitions and much more. Celebrating the glory of holy river Ganga, this year the utsav will also appreciate living & practised cultural richness along river Ganga.

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Inauguration by Hon'ble PM

Whom to Expect

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Hon'ble Minister
Ministry of Jal Shakti

Shri Rattan Lal Kataria

Shri Rattan Lal Kataria
Hon'ble Minister of State
Ministry of Jal Shakti

Shri U. P. Singh

Shri U. P. Singh, IAS
Secretary, Ministry of Jal Shakti

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Spiritual Leader and Padma Vibhushan

Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi

Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi
Indian Social Worker, Environmentalist and Founder, HESCO & Padma Bhushan

Shri Kailash Kher

Shri Kailash Kher
Folk Singer & Padma Shri

Shri Rajeev Khandelwal

Shri Rajeev Khandelwal
Actor & Anchor, Rag Rag Mein Ganga

Trichur Brothers

Trichur Brothers Shri Srikrishan Mohan and Shri Raam Kumar
Carnatic Vocalists

Shri Neelesh Misra

Shri Neelesh Misra
Indian Journalist and Storyteller

Shri Rajiv Malhotra

Shri Rajiv Malhotra
Researcher & Author

Dr. Satyanarayan Dasa

Dr. Satyanarayan Dasa
Indian Gaudiya Vaisnava
Scholar & Author

Smt. Vasvati Mishra

Smt. Vasvati Mishra
Kathak Dancer,
Dhwani Music & Dance

Smt. Dipannita Acharya

Smt. Dipannita Acharya
Baul Singer

Smt. Revati Sakalkar

Smt. Revati Sakalkar
Renowned Classical and
Semi Classical Singer

Shri Anand Neelkanthan

Shri Anand Neelkanthan
Author and Storyteller

Kabir Cafe

Kabir Cafe
Folk Fusion Band

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National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) - NMCG, an Authority constituted under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 is engaged in implementing the ‘Namami Gange Programme’, which is an Integrated Conservation Mission, approved as ‘Flagship Programme’ by the Union Government in June 2014 to accomplish the objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation, and rejuvenation of the National River Ganga.

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