Guwahati: Two-month-long Brahmaputra Carnival initiated by Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Salma Tourists from all over the world are expected to flock to Guwahati on January 1st.
Organized by the Tourism Board of the Government of Assam, the carnival, held on the mighty Brahmaputra sandbar, aims to showcase the state’s vibrant nature, traditions, culture, handicrafts, food and some adventure activities. is intended for
Speaking at the inauguration, CM Salma said: The tourist attractions developed by the tourism sector on the river lap truly exploit the tourism potential of Assam. ”
He added that the festival will attract many visitors in the coming days.
The tourism minister of Assam, Jayanta Malabarua, said the festival is poised to attract tourists with a range of unique adventure activities, including ferry rides, adventure sports, water sports and cultural celebrations.
He said, “We want to make the Brahmaputra River sandbar one of the state’s most attractive tourist destinations. The festival from January 1 until the sandbar becomes available, will be held for the next two days.” It lasts for ~3 months.
The tourism minister added that the Brahmaputra Carnival will showcase the vibrant Assam with its traditions, culture, food and handicrafts.
He also said that various sports activities such as water sports, paragliding and traditional sports will also be included along with festivals for visitors. will be
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“The Brahmaputra Carnival 2023 will be held daily from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. The entire festival arena will also be a plastic free zone and no foreign Indian Liquor (IMFL) will be allowed to be sold in the festival arena.” added the Minister of Tourism.
Assam’s Tourism Board has decided to operate a regular ferry every 30 minutes for visitors going to the festival.
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