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Tripura to host 6th Northeast Youth Festival from November 15


Devdiscourse News Desk agartala Last Updated at 13-11-2018 18:55:32 IST India
Tripura to host 6th Northeast Youth Festival from November 15
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Tripura will host the 6th Northeast Youth Festival from November 15, in which over 1,200 participants from the eight NE states would attend, state minister Manoj Kanti Deb said on Tuesday.

Various sports events and cultural programmes such as folk music, folk dance, rock music, martial arts, adventure sports, handicrafts shows, yoga, boat race would be held at the three-day festival.

Participants from Assam, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Tripura would join the Festival to be inaugurated by Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.

Chief ministers of some of the NE states are expected to attend the festival, said Manoj Kanti Deb, the sports and Youth affairs minister.

The 6th NE Youth Festival is being organised with an estimated expenditure of Rs 3 crore, he said. The previous edition of the festival was hosted by Sikkim in 2017.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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