Guwahati News Desk: The Minority Affairs Minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, on Monday announced that 75 Hunar Haats, will be organized under the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
The ‘Hunar Haats’ will be organized for the flagship initiative of his ministry to encourage master artisans and will be organized in various parts of the country to mark 75 years of India’s independence.
Naqvi informed that the75 ‘Hunar Haats’ will be organised with the resolve of “vocal for local” in all parts of the country, where artisans, craftsmen from every region of the country will exhibit and sell their handmade indigenous products.
Naqvi also said that various cultural programme will also be performed by renowned artists of the country every evening in the ‘Hunar Haats’.
However, officials said that the target of 75 Haats is likely to be completed in a couple of years due to Covid protocols in place in many places.
Naqvi also announced that 75 “Amrit Mahotsav Parks” will also be constructed on vacant Waqf lands across the country under “Waqf Taraqqiati Scheme” and “Pradhanmantri Jan Vikas Karykram” (PMJVK) of the Union Minority Affairs Ministry. These parks will also have facilities for yoga, exercise, walk, play area for children, green area and also a common service centre.
Furthermore, the minister announced, that under the “Amrit Mahotsav”, ‘Mera Watan, Mera Chaman Mushairas and Kavi Sammelans’ will also be organized across the country till 2023 in which renowned as well as emerging poets will be giving effective and patriotic message of “Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat.”