Pooja Goyal:

Chandigarh, 22nd February, 2019

The most awaited annual event of the city beautiful, 47th Rose festival 2019 was today inaugurated by Chief Guest Smt. Kirron Kher, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, UT Chandigarh at Open ground, opposite Museum & Art Gallery sector-10, Chandigarh. The inaugural ceremony was also graced by Mayor, Sh. Rajesh Kumar Kalia, Director Tourism-cum-Culture Sh. Jitender Yadav, IAS; Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Sh. KK Yadav, IAS and Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh. The 3 day grand festival is dedicated to the Martyrs of Indian Soldiers under the theme “Bharat ke Veer Jawaan”.

Tourism Department have also placed donation box in their stall to donate for Bharat ke Veer where public can donate for the martyr of pulwama attack. The Department is also promoting the online website of Government of India www.bharatkeveer.gov.in to promote online donations for Bharat ke Veer.

For car lovers, a Vintage car display has been set up at the Government Museum & Art Gallery, Sector 10, Chandigarh.
The 47th Rose Festival 2019 consist of stalls exhibited by various academies, NGO’s & Govt. Departments who have displayed various art & craft in different stalls, Amusement Park, Joy rides & Camel Rides for kids, along with various fun & frolic activities during the event. To satiate the appetite of food lovers, food Stalls have been installed by CIHM, AIHM, CITCO and many more.

On the 1st day Bollywood Singer Mika Singh started the performance with patriotic song and 2 minute silence to give tribute to the martyrs of Pulwama Attack. Mika Singh also announced 2 lakh donation for Bharat ke Veer and then enthralled the audience on his hit tracks including Aankh Marey, Poster Lagwa Do, Milegi Milegi, Chinta Ta Ta Chita Chita etc and made the audience tap onto their feet and concluded the event with National Anthem.

The Grand 47th Rose Festival 2019 aims at providing a common platform to the residents, wherein they can come and share their talent with the masses. All the three days of the Rose festival 2019 are well planned and packed with numerous activities. Competitions and events for every generation and taste of people are framed, so that everybody gets a chance to showcase their talent. On Saturday Singer Shruti Pathak Will perform and last day i.e on Sunday Punjabi Singer-cum-Actor Babbu Mann will perform.

The education partner of this grand event is Aryans Group of Colleges, Near Chandigarh who is giving a chance to the visitors to participate in Free Lucky Draw Coupon Contest “Big Jackpot, Big Fun” wherein the lucky visitors can win a free Tab and Laptop daily


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