Arunachal Pradesh

Pema Khandu Celebrates Unsung Heroes and Cultural Diversity at Arunachal Rang Mahotsav

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Thursday, August 17, 2023
Arunachal Pradesh
Pema Khandu Celebrates Unsung Heroes and Cultural Diversity at Arunachal Rang Mahotsav
A Theatre Festival Showcasing Untold Stories of Bravery and Unity Takes Center Stage

Guwahati, Assam: In a heartfelt message, Pema Khandu, the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, has shed light on the often-forgotten heroes of India's freedom struggle, particularly those hailing from the state. Expressing gratitude to local researchers, he underscored their role in unearthing the tales of courage, sacrifice, and valor displayed by the unsung heroes of Arunachal Pradesh. This effort is aimed at ensuring that the upcoming generations are acquainted with these stories of our national struggle.
Taking a step further to bring these untold narratives to a wider audience, the Arunachal Rang Mahotsav, a four-day theater festival, has commenced in Guwahati. This celebration of art and culture has already received acclaim following successful performances in Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata. The festival's mission aligns with the principles of "Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat," as it highlights the diverse cultural tapestry of Arunachal Pradesh.
The festival serves as a platform to showcase the stories of heroism and sacrifice through drama, a powerful medium to convey the emotions and struggles of those who have been left uncelebrated in the annals of history. The presence of Assam's Honorable Chief Minister, Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma, at the event signifies the age-old bonds shared between Assam and Arunachal. It is a reminder of their intertwined histories, which came to life through the play "Chowpha-Plang-Lu," narrating the Tai Khamti rebellion of 1839.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reposted his sentiments. Prime Minister Modi's endorsement highlighted that the Arunachal Rang Mahotsav is not just an event but a celebration of the rich cultural heritage that Arunachal Pradesh possesses. It aligns with the vision of "Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat," resonating with the unity in diversity that defines India. The widespread nature of the festival, held across diverse cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Guwahati, echoes the spirit of cultural inclusivity and collective celebration.

As the Arunachal Rang Mahotsav continues to captivate audiences, it stands as a tribute to the forgotten heroes, a celebration of cultural diversity, and a reminder of the shared history that binds India's diverse states together.