Union Minister of State (independent charge) for development of northeastern region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh announced that a four-day festival ‘Destination Northeast’ will be held in Varanasi from November 23. He said that the festival will be held in the important site of Hindu pilgrimage to familiarize the people with the rich unexplored potential and opportunities available in the northeastern region.
The festival promises to be a grand spectacle as a list of cultural programmes of the northeastern region has been lined up for the festival. The festival will also have food stalls that will have diverse northeastern food items to satisfy the taste buds of the visitors.
The festival will have a business center to offer entrepreneurship and livelihood opportunities in the region.
The diversity of the northeastern region, including the culture and heritage will be showcased in the festival ‘Destination Northeast.’