National Capital to host Hunar Haat

The Samikhsya Bureau

NEW DELHI: Featuring more than 600 artisans and craftsmen from all over the country, “Hunar Haat” will be underway here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium from February 21 to March 1.

Union Ministry of Minority Affairs is organising the event.

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that the “Hunar Haat”, a “perfect platform” to promote indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen from across the country, has provided employment and employment opportunities to more than 5 lakh artisans, craftsmen and artists yet.

The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs will provide employment and employment opportunities to 7.5 lakh artisans and craftsmen through 75 “Hunar Haat” which will be organised by completion of 75 years of the country’s independence.

The forthcoming event would be its 26th edition.

“Hunar Haat” at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium will also be available at virtual and online platform and on GeM Portal where the people of the country and abroad can buy “Hunar Haat” products digital and online, the Minister announced.

Visitors will also enjoy traditional delicacies from every region of the country at “Bawarchikhana” section of “Hunar Haat”.

Besides, the people will also enjoy different cultural and musical programmes to be presented by renowned artists of the country, he added.

In the coming days, “Hunar Haat” will be organised at Goa, Bhopal, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ranchi, Surat/Ahmedabad, Kochi, Gauhati, Bhubaneshwar, Patna, Jammu-Kashmir and other places, the Ministry officials informed.