The Vibrancy of the state of Bihar was witnessed in an event showcasing rich culture and heritage; Bihar Utsav 2016 came to an end on Thursday.
A huge crowd gathered to witness the conclusion of Handloom and handicraft exhibition at INA Dilli Haat.
All the 55 stalls were busy throughout the day. All the exhibitors were pleased and excited due to the sale of their products in this Bihar Utsav 2016.
According to Dheeraj Kumar Verma from Gaya, stall owner of Wooden Carving, Gaya: “Sale was beyond expectations. More than two lakh visitors were attracted towards wooden art.
National Awardee Devendra Kumar Jha from Madhubani, stall owner of Mithilla paintings said: “The sale was very good and was beyond expectations. The paintings were highly appreciated by the foreign tourists also.”
Mithilla paintings recorded the largest sale above four lakh among the other stalls of handloom and handicraft. Apart from this, stalls of handicraft, jute products, lac bangles, ladies kurties, Tasher silk sarees, stone art, and Bhagalpuri silk sarees were in great demand.
Litti chokha stall owner Devendar singh said: “People really liked Bihar’s famous mouth watering dish- litti chokha during the Bihar Utsav 2016.”
In the festival, there were more than 20 stalls, which included separate food court serving different specialty cuisine of Bihar made by professionals.