The poet and the fighter
Doordarshan National celebrated December 25 as the birth anniversary of two exemplary personalities of the nation- Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Madan Mohan Malviya. Following the Prime Minister’s declaration of observing December 25 as ‘Good Governance Day’, the public broadcaster had lined up several special documentaries for telecast.
Geet Naya Gata Hoon a documentary on Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee; the statesman, parliamentarian of four decades, Ex PM of India, great orator, poet, literateur and key person in achieving political milestones nationally and internationally.
He was at the head of successfully executing the Pokhran II Nucleur test, initiating the Sadbhavna yatra from India to Pakistan, starting the Quadruple Road Scheme amongst many other achievements. With the backdrop of his poetry and songs, the film was telecasted on December 25 , at 11 am and repeated at 10:30 pm.
Another documentary dedicated to this outstanding personality, octogenarian, and a source of inspiration for all the countrymen – Rashtriyaneta Rajneta, was aired at 9:30 am .
At 9 am a documentary, Swapna Sakaar: documentary on Mahamana Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya was telecasted to pay a tribute to the magnificent personality highlighting his political, social and educational career.
An Indian educationist and politician notable for his role in the Indian independence movement and his espousal of Hindu nationalism; he was given the title of ‘Mahamana’. He was the President of the Indian National Congress on two occasions (1909 and 1918).