The performances were broadcast using online platforms and the folk dances of both the places were appreciated
Syed Ali Mujtaba | Clarion India
CHENNAI – In the ongoing Ek Bharat Shresht Bharat campaign, the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir is paired with Tamil Nadu and the exchange of activities under the theme are going on in the southern state.
In the last week of August 2020, the institutes of Hotel Management at Srinagar and Chennai, under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India organised an online programme on “Fascinating Folk Dances of Tamil Nadu and the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir & Ladakh”. Students from both the institutes performed their folk dances which enthralled the online audience.
The students had recorded their cultural presentations and shared their videos online. The performances were broadcast using online platforms and the folk dances of both the places were appreciated, especially the Kashmiri dance “Rouf” and “Bandjashean” and the Tribal dances of Tamil Nadu.
The event ended on a high note appreciating the cultural diversity and richness by the participants. E-Certificates were given to all the performers and the participants. A total of 192 students participated in that online event.
The Ek Bharat Shresht Bharat campaign is aimed at actively enhancing interaction between the people of diverse cultures living in different states and Union Territories of India with the objective of promoting greater mutual understanding among them.
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