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Patna: Bihar Rural Development Minister Shrawan Kumar on Thursday inaugurated Jeevika-sponsored Saras Mela themed 'Hunarmand Mahila, Khush-haal Parivar' (Talented Women, Happy Family) at Gandhi Maidan in Patna where more than 350 stalls have been set up to showcase handicraft from a number of states.

Like in previous years, the annual fair where women get an opportunity to showcase their handicraft – be it clothing items, paintings, decorative items, or furniture – kicked off amidst a host of activities including 'nukkad-natak', folk cultural programs, food stalls serving items to appeal to varied taste buds, and games and contests offering free gifts to the winners.

The fair runs till February 21, actually opened on Tuesday but was not formally declared open until inaugurated by the minister today. It opens at 10:00 am and closes at 7:30 pm, Jeevika official Rajiv Kumar Singh said.

 

Saras Mela Patna 2017

 

Saras Mela Patna 2017