When it comes to the restoration of historical monuments and buildings, and retaining their native charm, Kolkata shows the way.
Sangeet Natak Akademi’s 10-day festival, Kaleidoscope: A Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage of India. at the Meghdoot Open Art Theatre, Mandi House.
This honour is the result of our determination, our perseverance. It is recognition of a unique festival like Durga Puja, which is unparalleled in the world, she said.
On December 15, UNESCO accorded ICH status to Kolkata's Durga Puja festivities, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lauding the move.