There are several programmes arranged in various parts of Karnataka as a part of the Badanawal Satyagraha. The events for April are marked on the calendar. Details about each program can be found under the calendar.
Mysore: A concert by the band Swarathma will be held 6pm onwards. In the same event, Mysore cyclists will be releasing RK Laxman’s cartoon of a cyclist, which has become a symbol of sustainable living.
Nanjanagud: Press Meet will be held at 11am at Shankarananda Vidyarthi Nilaya
Mysore: Irrfan Khan to visit Mysore for a Press Meet
Badanawal: Irrfan Khan to visit Badanawal Khadi Center
Bengaluru: Irrfan Khan Press meet at Press Club at 4pm
13-April, Monday to 19-April, Sunday
H. D Kote Padayatra
Medha Patkar & Dr.Jacob Vadakkanchery Visit to Badanawal
15-April, Wednesday to 19-April, Sunday
16-April, Thursday to 19-April, Sunday
17-April, Friday to 19-April, Sunday
Amrutha Bhoomi Padayatra
Directions to reach from Mysore to Badanawal:
National Convention for Sustainable Living from 10:30am
The event will be inaugurated by Prayer at 10:30am. Various Padayatris will arrive here from different Padayatras. They will carry soil from various places and this will be collected to plant a sapling here at Badanawal.
4 different Panchayats will be held in and around the premises on the topics of:
(i) Organic farming, the future of agriculture
(ii) Small scale and Cottage Industries, the future of Industries
(iii) Mother tongue as the medium of Education
(iv) Decentralization in Politics
Various stalls will be put up by organizations working towards sustainability, especially for organic products.
Demonstrations of certain rural traditional practices will be held like Pottery, Weaving etc.
Theater performance of the street play “Yantrasura Mardhini” directed by Mr. Prasanna and performed by the troupe Ranga Nirantara.
The event will come to an end in the evening by 6pm.