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Lighting up Dilli Haats

Lighting up Dilli Haats
Festivities never end at the Dilli Haats. As the entire country is celebrating the festival of lights today as Diwali, Delhi Tourism has also planned extensive celebrations at its all the three Dilli Haats (Janak Puri, INA and Pitampura).

Dilli Haat, the sought after cultural destination in Delhi is giving a grand entry to the times of celebration.

Along with Delhi Tourism's signature festival, Dilli Haat Utsav, all Dilli Haats have been hosting delightful programs with special Diwali centric events. Artistes from around the country have presenting authentic handmade products to meet various buyer needs.

Dilli Haat INA on the other hand is host to an ongoing Deep Utsav from 16 to 23 October. Nearly
4000 Diyas were lit on 20 October to spread awareness for fighting hunger and malnutrition in the country.

Diwali celebrations included special Meri Dilli Utsav at Dilli Haat, Janak Puri from 17 October to 19 October. Nearly 35 government departments participated in this festival by hosting their stalls.

Departments like Health, Environment, Disaster Management had put up information counters to spread awareness and guide people on their welfare programs/schemes.

The stalls offered original handcrafted products for home and office decorations. These products include earthen lamps, candles, pooja thalis, Laxmi-Ganesh idols, terracotta items etc. Dhol and Banchari artists added frolic to the venue through music.

To add to the festivities, regional food stalls of nearly 25 states in India are offering special food items to tickle the taste buds.

In addition to this, the ongoing flagship festival of Delhi Tourism, Dilli Haat Utsav completed its fifth weekend, with great enthusiasm and energy, last Sunday.

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