Valmiki Jayanti is celebrated as ‘Pargat Diwas’ in the Northern India. It is the birthday of famous poet Maharshi Valmiki. Valmiki Jayanti falls on the full moon day (Purnima) in the month of Ashwin according to Hindu Calendar.
Maharshi Valmiki 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. Valmiki is the author of the famous Hindu epic Ramayana and one of the greatest saints of the ancient world. His complete life and teachings have always encouraged Humans to fight against the society injustice.