The Ministry of Tourism is going to organise a three-day tourism event at Rajpath lawns, which would begin from Today. The fest is named ‘Paryatan Parv’, a nation-wide tourism festival. The programme mainly focuses on the benefits of tourism, showcasing cultural diversity of India and to reinforce the principle of, ‘Tourism for All’. The fest would be organised between the Rafi Marg and Janpath between 12 P.M. to 10 P.M. . The fest includes cultural performances, a crafts market, multi-cuisine food court and many other interactive stalls to keep visitors engaged at the event, said the Ministry of Tourism. The event would have 50 food stalls to be set up by various states and union territories showcasing their distinctive cuisine including stalls set up by the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) this will bring several street vendors of India to the capital.
The Crafts Mela will have 50 stalls showcasing diverse handicrafts and handlooms of the country, arranged by the State governments and Ministry of Textiles. To showcase their tourism potential, 15 theme-based State pavilions will be set up at the fest.