Namami Brahmaputra

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Namami Brahmaputra Festival
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Native name নমামি ব্ৰহ্মপুত্ৰ মহোৎসৱ
DateMarch 31 – April 4, 2017 (2017-03-31 – 2017-04-04)
Venue21 districts of assam situated in banks of Brahmaputra River, The main venue of festival is Kachamari Ghat, Guwahati
Also known asNamami Brahmaputra
Namami Brahmaputra River Festival
TypeFair
Organised byGovernment of Assam
ParticipantsTourists and Locals
Websitenamamibrahmaputra.com

Namami Brahmaputra is an international festival that celebrates the beauty of the Brahmaputra river. It is organised by Assam Government.[1] It was the first international river festival to be held in Assam.[2] The first edition was celebrated from 31 March-4 April 2017. The then President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, inaugurated the ‘Namami Brahmaputra’ festival.[3]

The five day programme hosted activities to showcase Assam’s art, heritage and culture. The event was held in 21 districts across the state touched by the Brahmaputra.[4]

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  1. ^ "Assam sets the stage for its first Brahmaputra-themed, mega cultural festival". Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  2. ^ Borah, Prabalika M. "Celebrating the river". The Hindu. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  3. ^ Delhi (30 March 2017). "President of India to Inaugurate Namami Brahmaputra Festival tomorrow". Business Standard India. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Namami Brahmaputra event to showcase Assam's rich art, heritage and culture". The Economic Times. Retrieved 30 March 2017.

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