Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh on September 16, 2016 inaugurated the ‘Paryatan Parv’ by the Ministry of Tourism at Rajpath Lawns, New Delhi. It is a twenty days event.
This is the second edition of “Paryatan Parv”, a nation-wide celebration of Tourism, from the 16th to 27th September, 2018.
The highlights of the event in Rajpath Lawns, New Delhi are the participation of a record number of 32 States / UT’s who have put up their best foot forward, which include 18 Theme Pavilions, a Food Court with 54 Stalls, bringing in the cuisine from across India; a Kitchen Studio by Institute of Hotel Management, Delhi, Crafts Bazaar with 76 Handicraft & Handloom Stalls, Yoga Demo& Training, Performances by Armed Forces Bands and an Exhibition on the theme “Saaf Niyat Sahi Vikas” by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
The 250 delegates from 60 countries, participating in the International Tourism Mart, organized by the Ministry of Tourism, also had an opportunity to savour the flavour of the Incredible India on showcase at the Rajpath Lawns.
Over 3150 activities and events are taking place across the country during the 12-day event.
Various Paryatan Parv activities began across the country along with Delhi on September 16 with The Patliputra Heritage Walk, flagged off from the Patna Museum premises at 7 am by the Commissioner, Patna Division, tourism service providers, Stakeholders and tourism students. The Walk organized by India Tourism Patna, covered important heritage sites of Patna like Patna Museum, Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha’s House, SikandarManzil, Gandhi Statue, Gandhi Museum, Gandhi Shivir and GolGhar.