Hunar Haat by Minority Affairs Ministry

IAS Prelims 2023

The second “Hunar Haat” of Minority Affairs Ministry, has become a hit among the visitors and more than 20 lakh people have visited it so far.

Union Minister Dr Jitender Singh visited “Hunar Haat” at Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Cannaught Place New Delhi.

Dr Singh visited various stalls of handicrafts from across the country and encouraged the master artisans.

The second “Hunar Haat”, based on the theme of “Craft Aur Cuisine Ka Sangam”, has received tremendous response from people from all walks of life. Besides handicrafts and various dishes, the people are also enjoying various cultural programmes, Qawwali, Gazal.

More than 100 artisans and more than 30 culinary experts from about all the states and Union Territories are participating at about 130 stalls in the second “Hunar Haat”. The selected artisans include several state and national level awardees.

The Minority Affairs Ministry has been working out on a plan to establish “Hunar Hub” in all the states where programmes such as “Hunar Haat” and other cultural events will be organized.