Friday, December 30, 2011

Rajgir Mahotsava-2011

Rajgir Mahotsava- 2011 In Pictures

Rajgir Mahotsava-2011 was very successful in many ways. Learning from past experiences the Department of Tourism (Government of Bihar) and District Administration, Nalanda, provided many more opportunities to small enterprises owned by SHGs, NGOs and Cooperatives to showcase their produce through the Gram Shree Mela. Many sports and cultural events were also planned throughout the day to encourage local schools and artisans. 

During the prime time (6 to 10 pm), there were a galaxy of top stars with lively performances. I share with you a few glimpses of the mega show,

Seating arrangement for the audience
The entrance gate

Hon' CM and other dignitaries releasing the souvenir  "VIRASAT", a compilation of heritage places of the Nalanda District
Alka Yagnik

Roop Kumar Rathod and Sonali Rathod enthralled the audience with their performance

Echoes of the Footsteps of the Buddha by Nava Nalanda Mahavihara (Deemed University)

Dr. R. Panth, Director, Nava Nalanda Mahavihara and others at the exhibition

Gram Shree Mela

Hon' Chief Minister Shri Nitish Kumar Ji Inaugurating the Mela

Hon' CM with the Artisan's Products

Local talent display
Tanga Race was one of the major attractions


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