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From the 19th March 2022, the annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela is being held in Surajkund, Haryana for celebrating Indian cultural heritage and folk traditions. Overview: This Mela attracts more than a million visitors including thousands of overseas visitors. This Mela is the largest crafts fair in the world, showcasing the rich diversity of India’s ..
The largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha in India is being built in Bodh Gaya, Bihar. India’s Buddhist pilgrimage circuit is being proactively revived and Bodh Gaya is an integral part of it. Hence, the site of Gautam Buddha’s enlightenment will soon be home to his largest reclining statue. Overview: This statue is being built ..
The Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam have witnessed a sharp rise in the population of rhinos and tigers. Overview: The authorities of the national park expect the tiger population will rise to more than 60 from 48 as per the 2021 census. In 2010, the tiger population of the park was recorded ..
The Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad organizes the Khajuraho Dance Festival, a one-week classical dance festival held annually beside the Khajuraho temples located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. This festival takes place from 20th to 26th February. Overview: With performances by some of the top practitioners in the field, this festival celebrates the diversity ..
Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a four-day global event that takes place from February 18 to 21. It is an online citizen science or community science project that was first launched in 1998 by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society. About Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) During this four day event, data ..
Pasuvula Panduga is a cattle festival that is observed annually during Kanuma (3rd day of the Sankranthi Festival), to appease the gods for improving and protecting livestock. This festival is held in the Rangampet village of Andhra Pradesh. Around 30 people were injured during the recently held festival with the police booking several cases against ..