Prayag Sangit Samiti
Prayag Sangit Samiti was founded in the year 1926. The
Samiti is an Organization registered under the Indian
Societies Registration Act of 1860. It was founded with
the sole aim of propagating and popularizing the cause
of Indian Classical Music in the country.
Since its very beginning the Samiti has been striving
hard for the propagation and elevation of the status of
music, bringing about a new change in the activities
relating to music and giving it an identity and feeling
of self-realization to musicians and students of music.
On a reviewing of and scanning the past stages of change
in the History of Indian music, patrons of music,
considering the dimensions and intensity of the change,
will realize that notably Prayag Sangit Samiti helped
throughout its existence to bring about this
Samiti has been playing the role of a torch bearer in
the world of classical music and it can legitimately
pride itself in having, achieved high reputation for
consistently upholding the highest and richest
traditions of this sublime art.
The Samiti is housed in two imposing buildings of its
own, one situated in the heart of the city in South
Malaka and the other in the sylvan surroundings of the
It stands exclusively to the credit of the Samiti that
music in the country now stands recognized as a subject
of study by the U. P. Government and other State
Governments of the country. Its diplomas and degrees are
recognized by a number of State Governments, educational
bodies and Universities.
The Samiti has constructed a beautiful Muktangan, an
Open Air Theatre - a cultural dream land, with its
terraces, grassy beds, flowers and innumerable water
fountains in varied hues in the promises of Alfred Park
The Muktangan is spread in nearly half of an acre of
land, neatly completely turfed as a soft green carpet,
colonnade in several expansive galleries. It has flower
beds an all sides and having small bridges over the
watery tunnels, is very nice beauty spot. It is a place,
where people forget their worries, sorrows, sufferings
and the mundane humdrum living. The low realigned
bridges bridge the gulf between the ancient and modern.
The foreigners proclaim the Muktangan as the first of
its kind in the East.
| Prayag Sangit Samiti Contact Info.|
Phone (Registrar) : +91 532 2407420, 2408078
Postal Address: Prayag Sangeet Samiti, 12B, Kamla
Nehru Road, Civil Lines, Allahabad.