PM Modi, Widodo inaugurate kite exhibition themed on Indian epics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated the first joint kite exhibition themed on India’s largest epics Ramayana and Mahabharata at the Jakarta’s National Monument.
PM Modi and Widodo were also seen flying kites during the event, showcasing the strong civilisational links between India and Indonesia.
“The Leaders jointly unveiled a Kite Exhibition on the theme of Ramayana and Mahabharat,” Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.
“The Leaders welcomed the conclusion of the MoU between Layang-layang Museum Jakarta and Kite Museum of Ahmadabad and noted with appreciation the holding of the First Joint Kite Exhibition on the theme of Ramayana and Mahabharat at National Monument in Jakarta,” it said.
The exhibition is themed on Hindu mythology epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata with images on kites of Lord Rama killing his rival Ravana and of demons.
The Ramayana theme is designed by Indonesian organisers while the Mahabharata theme has been designed by Indians.