New Delhi/Prayagraj Nov 10 : Over 10 lakh people visited 'Hunar Haat' displaying rare handmade exquisite products of master artisans and craftsmen in Prayagraj and deals worth crores of rupees were struck, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Sunday.
Organised by Union Minority Affairs Ministry, the ten-day event from November 1 saw participation of more than 300 master artisans and culinary experts from across the country at North Central Zone Cultural Centre. About 100 more people associated with each of these artisans received employment opportunities, the Minister said.
In 2019 and 2020, all the 'Hunar Haat', will be based on the theme of 'Ek Bharat Shresth Bharat'.
The venue for the next event will be at Trade Fair, New Delhi from November 14 to 27 and then Mumbai December 20- 31 this year. (UNI)