Bharat Parv 2019 concludes at Red Fort

  • The celebration of ‘Bharat Parv’ concluded on January 31, 2019 at Red Fort in the presence of Shri K J Alphons, Union Tourism Minister.
  • The Parv was organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India at the Red Fort, New Delhi from 26th to 31st January, 2019.
  • The Ministry of Tourism has been designated as the nodal Ministry for Bharat Parv.
  • Theme: The theme of this year’s Parv was ‘Celebrating Mahatma’.
  • The major attractions this year included the replica of the Statue of Unity created by sculptor Shri. Ram Vanji Suttar and, also a Gandhi Gram in which 10 painting artists created paintings on the theme ‘Ideology of Mahatma Gandhi’.
  • The daily highlights of events were 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, exhibition-cum-sale of crafts items, Yoga demonstrations and live Kitchen demonstrations. The Parv at the Red Fort, New Delhi witnessed a large number of visitors. 
  •  Another attraction this year was the stall on the ‘Adopt a Heritage’ project of the Tourism Ministry, where the Monument Mitras are arranging Video walkthroughs/Project awareness videos/Segway experience on the projects they have taken up under Adopt a Heritage.
  • 27 States participated by setting up of Stalls, Showcasing their food, handicrafts and tourism products. The Central Ministries/ agencies who participated in the event include Ministry of Culture, Ministry of AYUSH, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Development Commissioner Handicrafts (Ministry of Textile), IRCTC, Rail Museum, TRIFED, Development Commissioner Handloom.

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