|NE Folk Dance Fest held|
DIMAPUR, Nov 24 - North East Folk Dance Fest 2017 was held in Kohima today. Held under the theme ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’, the festival was organised by Department of Social Welfare & State Resource Centre for Women in collaboration with Song & Drama Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India.
In his inaugural speech, Secretary, Social Welfare department, OT Chingmak Chang said the scheme is to ensure that future of our girl child is empowered through education.
Several cultural groups like Dreamz Unlimited, Samannay Kshetra Guwahati, Kekhrie Troupe Kohima, Sanghati Sanskritik Sangstha Agartala, Zion Cultural Troup and artistes from Song & Drama Division, Guwahati Centre performed during the cultural session.