Curtains come down on ‘Odisha Parba’ at India Gate

New Delhi: The concluding day of ‘Odisha Parba 2017′ saw a huge turnout of people at the mega event organised to showcase Odisha’s rich cultural heritage, tradition and cuisine.

Governor of Jharkhand Draupadi Murmu graced the occasion as Chief Guest while Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal was the guest of honour in the valedictory ceremony of the event.

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and BJD MP Baijayant Panda also attended the programme here.

Inaugurated on April 29 at the India Gate lawns, the final day witnessed a series of enthralling folk dances of the state.

The ‘Hasta Shilpa Haat’ exhibition showcased Odisha’s authentic artifacts, sculptures and handcrafted textiles.

One of the main highlights of the three-day extravaganza was authentic Odia food that attracted a large crowd.