Khandu inaugurates Tawang festival

first_imgTawang (Arunachal), Oct 26 (PTI) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today declared open the fifth edition of Tawang festival here.The chief minister inaugurated the four-day festival in the presence of North Eastern Council (NEC) secretary Ram Muivah, RWD parliamentary secretary Jambey Tashi, Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi and Tourism secretary Dr Joram Beda.Earlier the chief minister inaugurated the exhibition stalls where products and materials from various government departments, NGOs and local community bodies were showcased.The stalls have products from horticulture, agriculture, forest and textile departments.Local organisations also displayed their traditional handlooms, traditional paper making technique and local ornaments.The festival also has food stalls from different communities of the state selling tribal delicacies.The NEC secretary inaugurated the traditional games and sports competition. The competition will be held on local archery, weightlifting, shotput, tug of war, Thepi, Glangnyuri and Lei, an official release informed.Earlier in the morning, Khandu attended the street carnival show held at old market. The street show will be held for three days. On the first day, Yak dance from different villages of Khirmu, Mukto, Gyankhar, Bomdir, Gonkhar were displayed. The first day of the evening cultural show will have special presentation from international artists Tenzin Kunsel and Ani Choying Droma. The show will also have cultural presentation from Adi, Nyishi and Monpa tribe. Artists from Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts will also be presenting their cultural dances, the release added. PTI UPL RGlast_img

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