The 3-day Bharat Ko Jaano – Chain Yatra cultural programme in Tripura concluded on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), Dimapur in collaboration with the Department of Information and Cultural Affairs of Tripura organised the programme at Dr. BR Ambedkar English Model School Community Hall of West Ananda Nagar in Agartala from 11:30 am.
Tripura cooperative and fair price minister Ram Prasad Paul graced the festival as chief guest while Ajay Kumar Das, chairman of Dukli Panchayat Samity, attended as guest of honour.
Ashim Saha, SDM of Sadar sub-division, Subrata Chakraborty, member of Tripura to NEZCC were present as guests of honour while Shila Chakraborty of Dr. BR Ambedkar English Model School presided over the inaugural programme.
Folk artistes from Arunachal Pradesh, led by Niktor Yadam, presented Juju Jaja folk dance, team Assam, led by Rimjhim Gogoi, performed Bihu dance, and Shiva Charan Sahu and his team from Jharkhand presented Seraikela Chhau dance.
Bahadur Singh and his team from Manipur performed Pung Cholom & Dhol Cholom and Stick dance while Ghudka Sambalpuri folk dance was presented by the team from Odisha under the leadership of Dhirendra Kumar Panda.
The patriotic songs and dances troupes of Tripura presented colourful cultural performances during the festival.
Meanwhile, a Rangoli (Alpana) competition & Creative Portrait Workshop were also organised along with cultural presentation of Bharat Ko Jaano festival in tribute to unsung heroes in connection with Azadi ka Amrit Amrit Mahotsav from Wednesday at Alpanagram, Lankamura, Agartala, (Indo-Bangla Border Area) of Tripura.
The Rangoli (Alpana) competition & Creative Portrait Workshop will continue till December 31, 2021.