It’s the “heart” of Incredible India that was showcased along with culture and tradition of the capital city of Madhya Pradesh in the webinar event here.
Disseminating the historical facts of Bhopal, the DekhoApna Desh webinar was held under the title of “Photowalking Bhopal: Tradition, Culture and Tourism.”
Bhopal, also called as City of Lakes with the two main Lakes Upper Lake and Lower Lake, is famous for its heritage sites, antique Jewellery, fabric, food and much more. The webinar enlightened the various facts of Bhopal, combined with several anecdotes and the historical sites.
The participants were told about the heritage attractions of Bhopal can be experienced through the Old Bhopal walk which touches upon architecture, culinary flavours, the literary world of poet Iqbal, and the beautiful stories of the leading ladies from Rani Kamlapati to Shah Jahan Begum.
The webinar session of the Tourism Ministry was moderated by Additional Director General Rupinder Brar and was presented by Soumi Roy and Himanshu Ranaof India City Walks along with Shivam Sharma, a city explorer describing the history, culture and other attractions of Bhopal.
The presenters showcased multiple experiences that Bhopal offers like ‘Paan’ ‘Sulemani Chai,’ the embroidery work on silk, the Jeeps and much more.
The session listed several historical places including the Minto Hall which is one of the example of the architectural marvel in Bhopal constructed by Nawab Sultan Jahan Begum.
It is now been renovated as an International Convention Center without disturbing its originality. The various museums in the city which have a lot of unheard truth including the Tribal Museum showcasing tribal art and culture with its well planned and beautifully placed themed galleries found mention in the webinar.
The land of lakes is a cherishing destination for tourists of all tastes. Bhopal is a multi-faceted destination from being a historical heritage site to a land rich in biodiversity in its purest form.
Apart from Bhopal, the other important tourist attractions in Madhya Pradesh are Sanchi, Vidisha, Khajuraho, Mandu, Bhimbetka, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Chanderi and the national parks Kanha, Bandhavgarh , Panna and Pench etc.
The DekhoApna Desh Webinar Series is presented with support of National e-Governance Division (NeGD) of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY). Sessions of Webinar are now available on the https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbzIbBmMvtvH7d6Zo_ZEHDA/featured and also on all social media Handles of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.