Country’s leading newspapers, The Hindu, Times of India and others were all praise about Marg brindavan sponsored Naada Vaibhavam held this sunday. With over 5700 artists on stage, it was one of the mega events city has seen and was highly successful.
Below is an extract from THE HINDU’s report…
On a pleasant Sunday evening, several thousand people were witness to a heavy downpour of divine rhythm and mellifluous music. ‘Naadha Vaibhavam’ presented by The Art of Living and MARG Brindavan lived upto its name.
It was announced that a total of 5,700 artists were on stage.
It included 347 instrumentalists playing the mridangam, violin, ghatam, flute and veena. Among those on stage, nearly 3,000 were from Chennai and the rest from other parts of Tamil Nadu and also from Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and even Maharashtra, according to volunteers.
The evening began with prayer songs ‘Vinayaka Vishwadhara’ and ‘Jaya Jaya Durge Ma’ that were sung by volunteers and also by the audience. Compositions by eminent musicians in Sanksrit, Telugu and Tamil were rendered on stage. Each of the songs was led by senior artists such as T.K. Govinda Rao, P.S. Narayanaswami, Suguna Varadachari, G.S. Mani, Suguna Purushothaman, Allepey Venkatesan, O.S. Thyagarajan and Trichur Ramachandran.
The thani aavardhanam by mridangists Tiruchi Sankaran and K.V. Prasad received tremendous applause.
Sometimes, sport is not about the competition. It transcends into a community event. Sometimes, grand old men can participate in a marathon, with their six-year-old granddaughter sitting pretty on their shoulders. Sometimes, you can make a difference… just by running.
Santosh Kumar of Maharashtra and Pampa Chanda of West Bengal bagged the honours among men and women respectively in the third edition of Chennai Marathon here today. Santhosh clocked one hour seven minutes and nine seconds in the 21.09 km run to claim top prize of Rs 3 lakh. In the women’s event, Pampa won with a timing of one hour 21 minutes and 42 seconds. Among Tamil Nadu men, Nagendra Rao was the fastest, clocking one hour, seven minutes and 16 seconds in the event, organised with aid of ‘GiveLife’ charity. Among Tamil Nadu women, Sudha grabbed top honours, with Padmavathi and Shanthi coming in second and third respectively.
expressbuzz.com: Chennai Marathon to be star-studded affair
The marathon, promises to be a star-studded affair with several politicians, film stars, sportspersons and eminent citizens promising to lend their hand for the cause. Although there are no professional international runners taking part in the meet, still the marathon promises to be an exciting affair. About 5000 runners will bee seen in the professional 21 kms run.
Indiainfoline.com: MARG Chennai Marathon 2010 saw participation by over one lakh proud marathon runners
The much awaited MARG Chennai Marathon 2010 saw participation from millions of proud Chennaiites enthusiastically living up to the indomitable spirit of the city. Ms. Kanimozhi, Hon’ble Member of Parliament; Mohideen Khan, Hon’ble Minister for Environment, sports & Youth Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu; Dr. Poongothai Aladi Aruna, Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology, Government of Tamil Nadu; Mr. M. Subramaniam, Hon’ble Mayor of Chennai; Actors Arya, Priyamani and Sneha; Mr. GRK Reddy, Chairman & Managing Director, MARG Group; Fr. Gasper Raj, Founder, Tamil Maiyam and several other who’s who of the city were present on the occasion.
Chennai wake up Sunday morning to participate in Marg-GiveLife Chennai Marathon to help underprivileged kids. Organised by Tamil Maiyam, the Marg-GiveLife Chennai Marathon kicked off on Sunday morning. The 21 kms marathon run, which is a star-studded affair, will end at the Anna Square on the Marina beach..
Here’re some articles published on the net related to Marg’s Savithanjali project launch…
IndiaInteracts.in gives detailed account of the project and also quotes Mr. S Ramakrishnan, CEO, MARG ProperTies saying, “Through the launch of Savithanjali project, we are glad to expand the portfolio of offerings under our real estate arm, MARG ProperTies. The project will comprise state of the art tech smart features and top notch amenities to further enhance the lifestyle of the customers.”