National Crafts Mela a treat for foodies, shoppers
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The 4th National Crafts Mela at Kalagram attracted a huge crowd with people thronging the event to watch performances of artists from different places and visiting stalls with artifacts and handicrafts. Among other attractions was an array of cuisines.
The food court at Kalagram has an eclectic mix available for food lovers. The visitors have a choice between food from Goa, Gujarat, Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Marwari food, Hyderabadi food, Lebanese food, South Indian, Haryanvi food, sea food and Punjabi food.
A stall has been put up by a chef from Goa. Goan prawn curry and a special fish from Goa is available here. CITCO has set up Citco da Vehra that is offering a number of north Indian dishes. Gohana's special Jalebi maker is also present at the festival like the previous years. The visitors are spoilt for choice with the stalls offering a variety of items.
The other attractions at the fair are a live demonstration of handloom weaving, clay pottery, puppet show, live sketching and many more. With today being a holiday, long lines of vehicles could be seen on the road leading to Kalagram. With the police having closed the break in the median, the visitors were required to take a u-turn from the housing board lightpoint to reach the venue.
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