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Taj Mahotsav to begin in Agra from March 20

This 10-day cultural Taj Mahotsav is held every year in Agra.

This year, from March 20 to March 29, the Taj Mahotsav 2022 is all set to be held. Well-known as a gourmet, art, culture, and craft festival, this 10-day cultural Taj Mahotsav is held every year in Agra. The earlier dates for the festival were February 18 to February 27 but it had to be rescheduled due to Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

“Aazadi ke Amrit Mahotsav sang, Taj ke rang” will be this year’s 10-day celebration theme, as per the reports.

Deputy Director of Uttar Pradesh Tourism RK Rawat while announcing the postponement stated that the postponement had to be done due to the ongoing assembly elections. Although, he mentioned that the preparations are going in full swing so that the fair can be successfully organized between March 20 and 29.

If we talk about the history of this event, to promote the creative art of craftsmen and encourage them to showcase their respective skills, this event was started in 1992. This event is often portrayed as a confluence of traditions and cultures as, during this occasion, various cultural performances by national and international famed artists are witnessed.

More Details about Taj Mahotsav 2022

Taj Mahotsav dates: New dates are from March 20 to March 29, 2022.

Timings: The celebration will commence between 10 AM – 10 PM, as per the official website of Uttar Pradesh Tourism,

Venue: The location of the event is Shilpgram, a well-known crafts village in Agra, UP. Also, it is not located very far from the Taj Mahal.

Ticket price: It is free of cost for Foreigners and there is no ticket for kids below 5 years of age. Although, there is a ticket for adults that is worth  INR 40 to enter the festival.

https://www.indiatoday.in/cities/agra/story/agra-taj-mahotsav-to-begin-from-march-20-details-here-1917307-2022-02-24#:~:text=Taj%20Mahotsav%202022%3A%20The%20ten,sang%2C%20Taj%20ke%20rang’.&text=After%20a%20delay%20due%20to,to%20begin%20from%20March%2020.

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