Adding to the festive ambience ahead of the upcoming Durga Puja and Dussehra, a <g data-gr-id="13">two week-long</g> exhibition to showcase an array of beautiful and exclusive handloom and handicrafts creations of master weavers and craftsmen of rural Bengal was opened in the national capital today.
The 4th Edition of the ‘Bengal Pre-Puja Exposition’, organised by the Office of the Resident Commissioner, Government of West Bengal, from September 16 to 30, was formally inaugurated at Dilli Haat, INA.
RD Meena, Principal Resident Commissioner and other senior officials of the Government of West Bengal were present at the occasion. Around 50 artisans from various districts of West Bengal will take part in the exposition, which is aimed at promoting the rich and glorious tradition of Bengal
handicrafts and handloom and also ensuring commercial benefits to the craftspersons before the festive season.
Special cultural soirees will be organised during the fair at Dilli Haat on September 19 and 26, with a focus on Bengali songs, Purulia Chhau dance and Rabha folk dance of North Bengal.