To celebrate the spirit of India, the annual event Bharat Parv has been organised in Delhi. Special Secretary & Financial Adviser of Ministry of Tourism Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi inaugurated the Bharat Parv by playing Nagada and releasing Tri-color balloons today at Red fort ground in New Delhi. Meenakshi Sharma, DG, Tourism; Rupinder Brar, ADG, Tourism; and other senior officials of Ministry were also present during the inaugural ceremony. After the inaugural ceremony, armed forces band gave their tremendous performance which was followed by cultural performance by North Centre Zone Cultural Centre.
Bharat Parv, 2020 is being celebrated from 26th to 31st January 2020 in front of Red Fort at Gyan Path and Red Fort grounds. The objective of Bharat Parv is to encourage Indians to visit different tourism places of India and to inculcate the spirit of ‘Dekho Apna Desh’. More than 50 food stalls, 79 handicrafts / handloom stalls and 27 theme pavilions have been setup during Bharat Parv.
The Central theme of this year’s Bharat Parv is ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ and ‘Celebrating 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi’. Bharat Parv will be open for the General Public on 26th January, at 5.00 PM till 10.00 PM. On the remaining days 27th to 31st January 2020 the Bharat Parv would be open from 12.00 Hrs till 10.00 PM.
Bharat Parv have many attractions for public like display of Tableaux of the Republic Day parade, performance by armed forces bands, tourism theme pavilion by State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations and line Ministries, handicraft & Handloom Stalls by the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations, Commission Handloom / Handicrafts / TRIFED, food Court by State Governments, Institutes of Hotel Management and other organizations, cultural Performances by North Central Zone Cultural Centre (NCZCC) and State Governments / UT Administrations and cookery demonstrations by State Governments and Institute of Hotel Management.
Entry to the Bharat Parv is free though the visitors will have to show their identity proof for entering the Parv.