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Assam’s “Namami Brahmaputra” the Biggest River Festival of India from 31st March

In Ahmedabad, a press conference on Assam River Festival promotion was held recently.

A festival to be organized across 21 districts in Assam from March 31-April 4, 2017. Assam’s life and culture are deeply influenced by the rejuvenating splashes of Brahmaputra, India’s only male river and one of the most powerful rivers of the world. To pay fitting tribute to the river’s life-giving prosperity and countless blessings, a five day long event, Namami Brahmaputra is being organized under the visionary leadership of Sh. Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam, across 21 districts along the Brahmaputra in its entire stretch from Sadiya to Dhubri.

It will serve as an ideal platform to showcase Assam’s tremendous potential as a state brimming with trade, tourism and culture opportunities.The event shall take off in the form of a spectacular opening ceremony on March 31, 2017 at the riverfront of Bharalumukh, Guwahati- land of Kamakhya Temple, one of the most important and popular Shakti-peethas in India. The event will include a soulful veneration of river Brahmaputra along with other attractions like indigenous sports, local food, exhibition of organic tea, display of handloom& handicrafts, cultural evenings, film festival, business meetings and symposium among others. The conclusion of the event shall be equally spectacular with a grand closing ceremony on April 4, 2017.

Event Highlights:

Grand Opening and Closing Ceremony, Business Meets, Trade Seminars & Symposiums, Boat Racing, Cultural Programmes, Indigenous Sports, Laser Show, Exhibition of Traditional Handloom & Handicraft, Local Cuisines, Tea Festival, Yoga and more.

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