World Photography Day: Culture minister declares week-long Heritage Photography Contest

New Delhi, August 19

On the event of World Photography Day, Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel on Wednesday introduced a week-long ‘Heritage Photography Contest’ to create larger consciousness amongst individuals in regards to the nation’s heritage, the ministry mentioned.

The occasion started on August 19 and can proceed until August 25.                  

The ministry in a press release mentioned that Patel has requested all photographers, skilled or newbie, to click on the very best images of the nation’s cultural heritage and share it on social media with the hashtag ‘YeMeraIndia’ whereas and tagging the @MinOfCultureGoI @tourismgoi.

The finest images will probably be featured on social media platforms of the ministries with full credit score to the individual behind the lens, it mentioned.

“I urge all photographers on World Photography Day to take pictures of our ancient heritage and tag ministries of @tourismgoi and @MinOfCultureGoI so that they can share it on social media platforms with your names,” Patel tweeted.

The contest has been began to offer each citizen a possibility to focus on unprotected heritage websites of their hometown, the assertion mentioned.

The contest comes shut on the heels of the ‘Swadheenta Ke Rang’ (colors of freedom) initiative, beneath which the Culture Ministry shared movies of eminent artists similar to sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, Bollywood playback singer Nitin Mukesh and dancer Sonal Mansingh on social media platforms. PTI


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