Around 660 youths from eight northeastern States took part in the 6th North-East Youth Festival, which was inaugurated in Agartala on Thursday by Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. Along with sporting events, the youth festival will see cultural events including folk music, dance, martial arts, adventure sports, handicrafts shows.
Youths representing the eight north-eastern States assembled in the State capital to participate in the four-day cultural extravaganza sponsored by Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs.
Speaking on the occasion, Secretary of Tripura Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Samarjit Bhowmik said that artists and sportspersons of the eight States would also perform martial art, gymnastics, clay modelling, yoga, adventure sports, rock band, motivational speech, painting and photography.
Before the inaugural, the participants of eight States with colourful attires held a kaleidoscopic procession flattering the people of the capital city.