“Hunar Haat” to be organised at Rampur and Lucknow

“Hunar Haat” to be held at Numaish Ground, Rampur(UP)  from 18th to 27th December, 2020 and Shilp Gram, Lucknow(UP) from 23rd to 31st January 2021 with the theme of “Vocal for Local. Artisans and craftsmen from 27 States/UTs will bring their indigenous exquisite handmade products for display and sale.

New Delhi : Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi announced on Thursday   that the next “HunarHaat” will be organised at Numaish Ground, Rampur(UP) from 18th to 27th December, 2020 and Shilp Gram, Lucknow(UP) from 23rd to 31st January 2021 with the theme of “Vocal for Local”.

After chairing governing and general body meeting of Maulana Azad Education Foundation here ,   Naqvi said that Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises NitinGadkari and Khadi and Village Industries Commission chairman Vinay Kumar Saxena will inaugurate the “HunarHaat” at Rampur, to be organised from 18th December, 2020. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate the “HunarHaat” to be organised at Lucknow from 23rd January, 2021.

Naqvi said that the “HunarHaat” at Rampur and Lucknow will also be available at virtual and online platform http://hunarhaat.org .  People of the country and abroad will also be able to buy “HunarHaat” products on digital and online platforms  also.

He said that artisans and craftsmen from 27 states/UTs including Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal, Manipur, Telangana, Karnataka, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and other states of the country will bring their indigenous exquisite handmade products for display and sale at these Hunar Haats.

Naqvi further said that while on hand, indigenous products of master artisans will be a major attraction at “Hunar Haat” in Rampur and Lucknow, on the other people will also enjoy traditional delicacies from almost every corner of the country at “Hunar Haat”. Besides, different cultural programmes on the theme of “JaanBhi, JahaanBhi”, will be presented every day by renowned artists, will also be a major attraction.

The minister disclosed  that “Hunar Haat”, which has provided employment and employment opportunities to more than 5 lakh Indian artisans, craftsmen, culinary experts and other people associated with them in the last 6 years, have become popular among the people.

Naqvi announced that in the coming days, “HunarHaat” will be organized at Jaipur, Chandigarh, Indore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, India Gate-New Delhi, Ranchi, Kota, Surat/Ahmedabad, Kochiand other places.


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