DGMC celebrated Marathi Bhasha Diwas on 28th February 2023 in the Madhoprasad Saraf Seminar Hall, to celebrate the birthday of the famous Marathi poet, playwright, novelist, and short story writer, V.V. Shirwadkar, popularly known by his pen name Kusumagraj.
The chief guest for the evening was Mr. Chandrashekhar Pusalkar who is the grandson of the father of Indian cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke. He spoke about his grandfather giving insights into his life that were not only interesting but highly motivating to the audience. Also, Mr. Pusalkars wife, shared how Dadasaheb Phalke’s wife actively helped him in his work and was his biggest support.
Students also performed dances showing Marathi culture like Gondhal and Lavni, along with poem recitation, and shared extracts from famous books. The event ended with Pasayadan asking for god’s blessings for all.