Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti (sometimes pronounced as Balmiki Jayanti) celebrates the birthday of famous poet Valmiki, Who is also known as Adi kavi or first poet as he discovered the first Sloka, Ie, the first verse which set the base of Sanskrit poetry. It falls on the full moon day (Purnima) in the month of Ashwin.
In 2020, Valmiki Jayanti falls on Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti, October 20 (Wednesday). This day is specially very popular in the Northern India and is known as “Pargat Diwas”.
Valmiki is the author of the famous Hindu epic Ramayana and one of the greatest saints of the ancient world. According to the Hindu Mythology it is believed that Valmiki gave shelter to Sita in his own ashram and Luv- Kush were also born and brought up here.
His complete life and teachings have always encouraged Humans to fight against the society injustice.