Renowned artists to be felicitated at Closing Ceremony of the 40th ‘Hunar Haat’ tomorrow


: Mumbai, April 25, 2022

A mega event of various art, cultural, musical and laser lights show programmes, will be organised tomorrow (26th April, 2022) to mark the closing ceremony of the 40th “Hunar Haat”, organised at MMRDA Ground, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai (Maharashtra).

While interacting with media persons at “Hunar Haat”, MMRDA Ground, Bandra Kurla Complex today, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the 40th “Hunar Haat”, which started on 16th April, will conclude on 27th April, 2022.

Renowned artists of the country such as Pankaj Udhas, Puneet Issar (of Mahabharata fame), Annu Kapoor, Suresh Wadekar, Kailash Kher, Sudesh Bhosle, Roop Kumar Rathore and Sonali Rathore, Talat Aziz, Altaf Raja, Shabbir Kumar, Shailendra Singh, Sadhna Sargam, Daler Mehdi, Dilbagh Singh, Nooran Sisters, Upasana Singh, Hamsar Hayat, Ehsan Qureshi, Bhupinder Singh Bhuppi, Sabri Brothers, Bhoomi Trivedi, Hamsika Iyer, Trichur Brothers, Kavita Paudwal, Mohit Khanna, Rekha Raj, Junior Mehmood, Rani Indrani, Prem Bhatia and others will also be felicitated tomorrow. These artists have performed in different “Hunar Haats”, organised across the country. Cultural and Musical programmes of these artisans are displayed live on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter and other social media platform which are watched live by lakhs of people. Besides, senior officials, past and present associated with the Ministry of Minority Affairs will also be felicitated for their immense and pivotal contribution in the success of the “Hunar Haat”.

Shri Naqvi said that according to the estimates, lakhs of people from Mumbai and nearby areas have visited “Hunar Haat” till today and the number of visitors is likely to cross a few lakh by 27th April. Artisans and craftsmen are receiving online orders on large scale. “Hunar Haat” is also available at virtual and online platform http://hunarhaat.org and GeM portal of the Union Commerce Ministry. People of the country and abroad can buy “Hunar Haat” products through digital and online platforms too.