Bharat Parv

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Bharat Parv’ event being organized  by the Ministry of Tourism, Government  of  India  at  the   Red Fort, Delhi  from  26th to 31st  January, 2018 is generating  a  patriotic  mood and  promoting  the  rich  cultural  diversity  of the country.

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The Ministry of  Tourism  has  been  designated  as the nodal  Ministry for the  event, the highlights of  which  include Display  of  Republic Day Parade Tableaux, Performances  by  the Armed  Forces  Bands (Static as  well  as  dynamic),  a  Multi-Cuisine  Food  Court,  Crafts Mela,  Cultural  Performances from  different  regions of the country  and   Photo Exhibition  by the Directorate  of  Advertising and  Visual  Publicity (DAVP).

The Cultural  Performances  include  choreographed  Folk/ Tribal Dances and  Music  arranged  through  the North Zonal  Cultural  Centre  as  well  as  performances  by  cultural  troupes  from  the  different  States / UTs of the country.

The  Food  Court  has  stalls  set  up  by the States/ UTs,  National  Association  of  Street  Vendors of  India (NASVI)  showcasing  street  food  from  different  regions  as  well  as  by the Institutes  of Hotel  Managements  and  ITDC.

The  Crafts  Mela  with  50  stalls  showcases  the  diverse  handicrafts   of the country,  arranged  by the  State  Governments  and  Ministry of  Textiles  through  the office of  the  Development  Commissioner  of  Handicrafts.  T

here are Theme  State  Pavilions  where  each  State  is showcasing  its  strength  along with  its tourism  products.  DAVP has set up an exhibition on the theme “Naya Bharat Hum KarkeRahenge”.  A  live  ‘Cookery  Demonstration  Area’  has been  set up  in the food  court  to  promote  cuisines  of  different  States of  India.

SOURCE – PIB.