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Mayapur Gaura Purnima festival coverage by Z News TV channel telecasted to 68 countries

Tuesday, 22 March 2011 / Published in News / 3,541 views

By Vrajendranandan Das

My dear Maharaj ji’s and Prabhu’ji’s Please accept my humble obeisances! All glories to Srila Prabhupada!

Zee News TV Chanel is India’s oldest and most populat TV channel. This year for the 1st time Zee news team came with me to cover the Gaura Purnima festival in Mayapur from New Delhi. The news editor and the producer of the channel arrived in Mayapur dham on 18th March and stayed for 3 days with whole news crew. On 18th March, they covered the Mayapur rathayatra inside ISKCON campus and on 19th March they covered Mangal Aarati, Guru Puja, Darshan aarati, etc. They covered the evening Mahaabhishek of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu followed by Maha arati. They covered in and around of ISKCON Mayapur including Goshala, Gurukul, Prabhupada Samadhi & Bhajan Kutir, Chaitanya Maharaprabhu birthplace & Holy Ganges.

They took interview of HH Jayapataka Swami, HH Bhakti Purusottam Maharaj & other Senior devotees of ISKCON.

They are going to telecast this program to 68 countries. Tomorow (23 March 2011) at 06.28 am (IST)for five minutes on ZEE news.

Very soon they are going to telecast the whole program which will be of duration of 30 minutes. I will inform you the date and time in advance.

I thank Mayapur managment for all cooperation and arranging for our stay etc.

Your servant Vrajendranandan Das National Communication Director ISKCON NEW DELHI, INDIA

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