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- Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that ‘Hunar Haat’ would be organized in the month of September in the wake of the corona virus epidemic.
- Participation of more artisans and craftsmen will be ensured in this event.
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Saturday that the ‘Hunar Haat’ would be held in September in the wake of the corona virus epidemic and would be based on the ‘Local to Global’ theme.
He also said that now more participation of artisans and craftsmen will be ensured in this event and social distance will be fully taken care of.
Naqvi said in a statement, ‘In the last five years, rare handmade indigenous items of’ Hunar Haat ‘providing employment opportunities to more than five lakh Indian artisans and craftsmen have become very popular among the people. ‘Hunar Haat’ has become an ‘authentic brand’ of indigenous handmade products, giving opportunity and market to artisans, craftsmen, artisans, skill masters from far flung areas of the country. ‘
It is worth mentioning that in February 2020, at the ‘Hunar Haat’ held at India Gate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suddenly reached and encouraged the artisans and craftsmen. Modi also praised the work of indigenous products and artisans of ‘Hunar Haat’ in ‘Mann Ki Baat’.
According to Naqvi, by utilizing the time spent in nationwide lockdown due to corona virus, artisans, artisans have prepared a large number of handmade rare indigenous materials in hopes of the next ‘Hunar Haat’ which these artisans, artisans will exhibit in the next ‘Hunar Haat’ And will bring it for sale.
He told that in ‘Hunar Haat’ special arrangements will be made for social distance, cleanliness, sanitization, masks etc. Along with this there will be a pavilion named ‘Jaan Bhi Jahan Bhi’ where people will not have ‘panic not’ (fear not precaution) Beware) on the theme of creating awareness will also be given.