DC Handicrafts, Ministry of Textiles participates in first Virtual Bharat Parv-2021 celebration
New Delhi: DC, Handicrafts, Ministry of Textiles is participating in first ever Virtual Bharat Parv-2021 being organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in conjunction with Republic Day celebrations.Due to pandemic situation, this year the Bharat Parv has been organized on a Virtual platform www.bharatparv2021.com from 26th Jan to 31st Jan 2021.
DC, Handicrafts participates in Bharat Parv every year and this year artifacts of 11 master Crafts persons including 6 Awardee artisans are being displayed showcasing stone craft, art metal ware, sikki grass craft, tikuli craft, wood carving, gulabimeenakari, toy craft, glass flame work, dhokra craft, doll making and craft of papier-machie along with one stall solely dedicated to Vocal for Local initiatives.
The virtual Bharat Parv-2021 was inaugurated by the Speaker, Lok Sabha, Sh. Om Birla in the presence of Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture Sh. Prahlad Singh Patel on 26th January 2021.Ministry of Tourism organizes Bharat Parv every year since 2016 in front of the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of Republic Day Celebrations. The event envisages generating patriotic fervor and showcases the rich and varied cultural diversity of the country. In Bharat Parv 2021 many pavilions of Central Ministries, State Theme Pavilions, Food Festival / Studio Kitchen from various states and UTs, Handicrafts, Handlooms, Folk performances, Performances by cultural troupes from various States and UTs etc. are being showcased to exhibit the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’.