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Bharat Parv Event Organised at Red Fort

Bharat Parv is six days event which commenced at the Red Fort as part of the Republic Day 2018 celebrations. 
  • The event has been organized by the Government of India at the Red Fort, Delhi from 26th to 31st January, 2018. 
  • The Bharat Parv event was inaugurated by the Secretary, of the Ministry of Tourism, Smt. Rashmi Verma.
  • The Ministry of Tourism has been designated as the nodal Ministry for the event.

Objective

The aim of organizing this event is to generate patriotic mood, promote rich cultural diversity of India and to ensure wider participation of the general public.

Highlights of the event

  • Bharat Parv is open for public from 12.00 Noon to 10.00 pm from 27th to 31st January, 2018.
  • The event is open for public and entry is free. However, identity proof is to be carried for entry to the event. 
  • The event will witness many Cultural Performances which 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 the street food from different regions of the country as well as by the Institutes of Hotel Management and ITDC. 
  • A live ‘Cookery Demonstration Area’ has been set up in the food court to promote cuisines of different States of India. 
  • Other attractions of the event are the Crafts Mela, performances by the Armed Forces bands and the Photo Exhibition by the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP). 
  • The Crafts Mela arranged by the State Governments and Ministry of Textiles through the office of the Development Commissioner of Handicrafts. It has its 50 stalls that showcase the diverse handicrafts of the country.
  • There are Theme State Pavilions where each State will showcase its strength along with its tourism products.
  • An exhibition has been set up by the DAVP (Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity) based on the theme “Naya Bharat Hum Karke Rahenge”. 
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