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Apart from reopening the monuments, it was also decided to restart performances by folk artists inside the monuments and all the officials have been issued instructions for making the arrangements.(Getty Images)

Monuments run by Rajasthan government to be open from June 1: Official

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2020 03:36 PM IST
The monuments will be open from 9 am to 2 pm in the first week and from 9 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm in the second week.
A native of Jaisalmer, Harish Kumar was popularly known as Queen Harish and his shows comprising various folk dance forms like Ghoomar, Kalbelia, Chang, Bhawai, Chari among others were very popular(Twitter/@queenharish)
A native of Jaisalmer, Harish Kumar was popularly known as Queen Harish and his shows comprising various folk dance forms like Ghoomar, Kalbelia, Chang, Bhawai, Chari among others were very popular(Twitter/@queenharish)

Queen Harish, Rajasthan’s famous folk dancer, killed in car accident

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 05:17 PM IST
The accident occurred near Kaparda village on a highway in Jodhpur when the victims were on their way towards Ajmer from Jaisalmer in a SUV (Special Utility Vehicle). “Their vehicle rammed a stationary truck which left Harish, Ravindra, Bhikhe Khan and Latif Khan dead.
Folk traditions have the potential to attract foreign tourists to Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)
Folk traditions have the potential to attract foreign tourists to Uttarakhand.(HT Photo)

‘Guru-shishya tradition to boost tourism culture’

Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2018 10:19 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government is banking on the guru-shishya tradition practised in the Himalayan region ages ago, to revive its fast fading folk traditions
Hill Jatra, a traditional festival witnessed in Pithoragarh district.(Jagjeevan/HT Photo)
Hill Jatra, a traditional festival witnessed in Pithoragarh district.(Jagjeevan/HT Photo)

Uttarakhand govt steps in to revive fading ‘Pahari’ culture

Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2018 08:39 PM IST
With an aim to revive traditional art forms dying out fast in Uttarakhand, the government has initiated a slew of schemes, under which all forms of cultural infrastructures from virtual reality museums to cultural centres to art galleries are being set up in the state
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