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Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2018 organized in Uttarakhand

The Ministry of Culture organized the 9th edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav in Tehri, Uttarakhand from 25th May to 27th May, 2018.
  • The Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2018 was organized under the ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ initiative.
  • The Mahotsav was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Chang, Dr. Mahesh Sharma in the presence of Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat.
  • It was a 3 days water sports and cultural event.
  • The North Zone Cultural Centre (NZCC) is the nodal agency responsible to carry out the execution of the entire event.
  • This year the partner state for the festival of Utarakhand is Karnataka.
  • The Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was conceived by the Union Ministry of Culture in 2015.
  • The Ministry decided to organize the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav in order to showcase the rich cultural heritage of India.
  • As of now 8 Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav has already been organized at various places in India which include-
    • Delhi – 2
    • Karnataka – 2
    • Varanasi – 1
    • Gujarat – 1
    • Madhya Pradesh – 1
    • NE states -1
Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2018 organized in Uttarakhand Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2018 organized in Uttarakhand Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 28, 2018 Rating: 5

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