Prez will open ‘Utkarsh’ and ‘Unmesh’ festivals today

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
President Smt. Draupadi Murmu will inaugurate the “Utkarsh” and “Unmesh” festival today at 11:30 am at the Hansadhwani Auditorium of Ravindra Bhavan in Bhopal.

Governor Shri Mangu Bhai Patel and Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be present on the occasion. Principal Secretary Culture and Tourism Shri Shiv Shekhar Shukla informed that for the first time from August 3 to 5 in Bhopal, the National Festival of Folk and Tribal Expressions of India will be organized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi and Sahitya Akademi under the Ministry of Culture,

Government of India, in collaboration with the Department of Culture, Government of Madhya Pradesh.
Utkarsh” and “Unmesh” are being organized. Principal Secretary Shri Shukla informed that about 800 artists from 36 states and union territories of the country will spread colorful colors of folk and tribal performing arts in Utkarsh Utsav. The festival will be telecast on the Facebook and YouTube channels
of the Department of Culture, along with the Facebook and YouTube channels of the Sangeet Natak Akademi.


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