World Poetry Day

21 Mar 2023  Tue

Every year March 21 is observed as World Poetry Day to promote reading, writing and teaching poetry to the world.

Poetry changes our views towards any subject and makes us look towards the world differently. The imaginary power and metaphor of the poet makes to experience the language, creates emotions and also creats bonds with other.

Indian poetry and Indian literature have a long history dating back to Vedic times approximately 5,000 years, written in ancient languages such as Sanskrit, Prakrit and Pali.

The above stamp represents the scene from the epic poem Mahabharata, written by Kalidasa. Mahabharata is one of the longest epic poems ever written.Stamp features Shakuntala, wife of Dushyanta and the mother of Emperor Bharata, wrote a letter to her husband Dushyanta.

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