Advertisement

  • News
  • Columns
  • Interviews
  • BW Communities
  • BW TV
  • Subscribe to Print
BW Businessworld

Tourism Infrastructure To Be Enhanced For Ramappa Temple: Reddy

As the International day of Yoga is coming up on the 21st of June, the Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and DONER gave a call to the people to voluntarily come forward and participate in large numbers

Photo Credit :

1592655571_aijMkQ_69590233.jpg

The Union Minister of Culture, Tourism & DoNER G. Kishan Reddy participated in yesterday's Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav at Warangal today. Speaking on the occasion, Kishan Reddy said Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav has played a significant role in showcasing folk and tribal art, dance, music, cuisines and culture of one state in other states reinforcing PM Narendra Modi's cherished goal of “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat”, presenting the rich culture of southern states as well as introduce the local population to the varied culture of other parts of India.

 Explaining about the rationale behind the RSM, the Minister said, “National Cultural Festival of India was conceptualized by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India in 2015 to celebrate the spirit of Tradition, Culture, Heritage and Diversity of our incredible country. Apart from the broader objective, this Mahotsav aims to preserve, promote and popularize the heritage of Indian Spirit and reconnect the new generation with our culture and to showcase to the country and the world our soft power of unity in diversity”.

Addressing the large gathering of people who had come to witness the cultural extravaganza at Warangal, Reddy said that the Ministry of Culture and Tourism is making all efforts to enhance the tourism infrastructure around Ramappa Temple which was recently bestowed with UNESCO World Heritage Site tag. He also promised the renovation of the 1000 pillar temple as per the Kakatiya traditions.

As the International day of Yoga is coming up on the 21st of June, the Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and DONER gave a call to the people to voluntarily come forward and participate in large numbers. He also exhorted the people to hoist national flag on every house on 15th August this year as India is celebrating 75 years of its independence.

Apart from the cultural performances from renowned artists like Padmashri awardee Padmaja Reddy, Vandemataram Srinivas, the day witnessed number of folk art forms from nearly 500 artists from all over the country. As India is celebrating 75 years of its Independence, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, an exhibition on Prominent Telugu freedom fighters has been organised by the Regional Outreach Bureau, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on the occasion.

Government of India has set up Seven Zonal Cultural Centres to protect, promote and preserve various forms of art and culture throughout the country. This year the cultural fest is being organised in Rajahmundry, Warangal, and Hyderabad cities showcasing the blend of cultures and acting as a catalyst for fellow Indians to experience the rich cultural heritage of India.


Tags assigned to this article:
infrastructure tourism Kishan Reddy