NEW DELHI, Oct 18 - The three-day North East Festival concluded in the national capital here on Sunday. Held from October 16 to October 18 at IGNCA, Janpath here, the Festival was inaugurated on Friday by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Deputy CM Delhi, Manish Sisodia and Tourism Minister of Delhi Kapil Mishra were the guest of honours at the inaugural function, a press release said.
This year�s main focus of the festival was Tourism, Look East and Act East Policy with various discussion sessions held with top policymakers.
Speaking on the occasion, Kejriwal said, �North East is the most beautiful destination in India and its people are also most beautiful and nice. North East festival is a great initiative and we promise to make it bigger next year. I would like to ensure that people from North East are safe in Delhi and we will do everything to ensure their safety here.�
A special exhibition on NE�s freedom fighters� contribution to India�s Independence was organised. The organising committee gifted Kejriwal a sketch of Swahid Kushal Konwar, the great martyr of India�s Freedom Movement from Assam.
With 25 food stalls, 60 artisans, 40 musical bands, 30 folk dances, various exhibitions of tribes, handloom, handicrafts and much more has made the Festival one the biggest cultural festival in Delhi.
The Festival was organised by Trend MMS, in association with IGNCA and North East Today.