New Delhi: Hindi news channel IBN7 will air ‘Kumbh Katha’, a documentary on the ongoing Kumbh fair. The Kumbh fair has been defined as the “biggest gathering on Earth.” Kumbh is an age-old Indian socio-cultural tradition that has prevailed, irrespective of various political and dynastic upheavals throughout history.
This half-hour documentary attempts to showcase the cultural spectrum and identify the spirit that defines this tradition. It looks at the fair with an insight and knowledge of ancient traditions and analyses the transformation that this institution is experiencing under the influence of the modern world. It strives to understand the deeper and more personal meaning that this religious fair holds for the millions of people who come to attend it from across the globe.
Ashutosh, Managing Editor, IBN7 said, “Through Kumbh Katha we aim to enlighten the masses on the acclaimed Kumbh Mela, by bringing them closer to the real essence of the tradition. The scope of this film is to show varying sects, their uniqueness, differences and uniformity that form part of this unparalleled and unstructured gathering of so many people.”
To know more, watch ‘Kumbh Katha’on 8th February, Friday @ 7:30 PM & 9th February, Saturday @ 10:30 AM (R) only on IBN7.