New Delhi , April , 27 : The Minister of Development of North East Region, Tourism and Culture, G. Kishan Reddy, today apprised the media about the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – North East Festival, which starts from Thursday .
The Minister said that inauguration of the week-long celebrations would be held across the 8 State in their own special and significant manner. He further added that the culmination of the week will be celebrated at a Valedictory event to be held at Guwahati on 4th May. He informed that the event will be graced by the presence of President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, along with Governors and Chief Ministers of all the States.
Kishan Reddy impressed upon the fact that the AKAM week for North East will be leveraged to discuss and deliberate upon various aspects fundamental to the development of the North east region. It will be a celebration of hope, aspiration and vision for a developed and prosperous North East Region, he added.
Every day, starting from the 29th of April, will be celebrated under a different theme across the 8 States, he added. He said that every key event will be attended by the concerned Union Ministers. It is hoped that the events would not only through light on the key issues but also provide a chance for different stakeholders to come together and deliberate on the vision collectively.
He also added that the unsung heroes of North East would also be celebrated across the week through different programs and events.
The events would also be gilded with cultural programs celebrating the uniqueness of the North East Region and showcasing its potential in a grand manner. He further reiterated that the AKAM-NE festival will sound the bugle for the Amrit Kaal of North East.