To celebrate the spirit of India, the annual event Bharat Parv is being organised on a Virtual platform from 26 Jan to 31 Jan 2021 wherein themed pavilions of multiple States & UTs will showcase their tourism destinations, cuisine, handicraft and other features. This year, the virtual Bharat Parv will be inaugurated by the Speaker Lok Sabha Om Birla in presence of Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel on 26th January 2021. Ministry of Tourism, Government of India organizes Bharat Parv every year since 2016 in front of the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of Republic Day Celebrations from 26th to 31st January. The mega event envisages generating patriotic fevour and showcases the rich and varied cultural diversity of the country. The Bharat Parv celebrates the “Essence of India”.
Various Central Ministries and other organizationssuch as Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Ayush, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Development Commissioner Handlooms, Development Commissioner Handicrafts, Lalit Kala Academy, Archaeological Survey of India, National Museum, National Gallery of Modern Arts, media units of I&B Ministry , Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) etc. shall be displaying handicrafts, handlooms, music, dance, paintings, literary material and other features from all over India. Glimpses of Republic Day Parade and recorded performances of armed forces music bands shall also be available on this virtual platform. Various Central Institutes of Hotel Management, Indian Culinary Institute will also display culinary delight from across India by showcasing videos, recipes of cuisines. This unique virtual Bharat Parv 2021 will showcase multiple videos/ films, images, brochures and other information of various organizations.