Rashtriya Sankriti Mahotsav to begin tomorrow: All you need to know

Darjeeling in West Bengal will host three-day Rashtriya Sankriti Mahotsav starting Monday. The event will continue till February 24. It is organised to promote the diversity of the country, and the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat Sreshtha Bharat’.

The second phase of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav will be inaugurated by the Union minister of state for culture and tourism Prahlad Singh Patel at Darjeeling Raj Bhavan, according to a government release. Jagdeep Dhankhar, the governor of West Bengal, will attend the closing ceremony of the event.

The event will give centrestage and opportunity to local artists to present their talent including 20 stalls that will showcase the hand craft culture of different regions of India.

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