Impact of Ramayana and Mahabharata Broadcasted during Lockdown Resulting in Some Covid-19 Situation Acceptance- Conducted through Online Survey in India

Effect and Impact, Epics, Family Values, Lockdown, Communication, Mindset, Ramayana and Mahabharata


  • K Patel (##journal.primary_contact##)
  • H Binjola Graphic Era Hill University Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India


The pandemic closure of the COVID-19 state essentially made the human being understand the importance of minimum resources for family, family values and life. Earlier in this short life, we humans surely did not know the importance of gratification and were never contented, and lockdown made us realize that how important these aspects of life were and these aspects should be enjoyed and gratified. The first episode of Ramayana and Mahabharata aired on Doordarshan on 28th March 2020 and the study period of the research has been from 28th March 2020 to 28th April 2020.

During this tenure of lockdown, In Indian channels exasperated connecting families by broadcasting Ramayana and Mahabharata for the audience, engaging their morning and evening prime time slots. These epics are the source of moral comportment, interminable inspiration and constructive ideas for millions of people around the globe. In India along with Puranas and Vedas, the two inordinate epics the Mahabharata and the Ramayana constitute the resilient foundation of glorious Indian culture and civilization.

Throughout this research, the researcher wants to test the impact of these epics during the lockdown on the mind of different age groups. The researcher collected the primary data through an online survey and focus group discussions. Therefore, the study should look into the evolving social standards and behaviors of the focus community that has consistently followed the dramatic events.