Guwahati railway station has been decked up with lights to mark the ongoing Paryatan Parv, a nation-wide celebration of tourism from the September 16-27.
This is the second edition of the Paryatan Parv and was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
The idea behind the festival is to draw focus on the benefits of tourism, showcasing the cultural diversity of the country and reinforcing the principle of Tourism for All.
This 12-day event saw the participation from 32 States / UT’s which includes 18 theme pavilions, a food court with 54 Stalls, bringing in the cuisine from across India, a kitchen studio by Institute of Hotel Management, Delhi, Crafts Bazaar with 76 Handicraft & Handloom Stalls, Yoga Demo & Training, Performances by Armed Forces Bands and an Exhibition on the theme “Saaf Niyat Sahi Vikas” by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
The 250 delegates from 60 countries, participating in the International Tourism Mart, organized by the Ministry of Tourism, also had an opportunity to savour the flavour of the Incredible India on showcase at the Rajpath Lawns.