Anjas Mahotsav, the first ever festival devoted to Rajasthani language is an annual two-day celebration bringing together literature, theatre, scholars and researchers, performing arts, music, films, traditional games, local food, storytelling, arts and crafts, design and architecture and various other intangible Rajasthani cultural practices to the forefront.
The inaugural edition of the Anjas Mahotsav, presented by the Rekhta Foundation featured interviews, panel discussions, music concerts and poetry recitations as well as stalls showcasing and selling Rajasthani arts, crafts and cuisine.
Poet Aidan Singh Bhati and Arjun Deo Charan, actors Bina Kak, Ila Arun, Rajesh Tailang and Shailesh Lodha, dancer Gulabo Sapera, writer Malchand Tiwari and journalist Om Thanvi were among the speakers at the festival, which also included performances by Rajasthani folk musicians such as Barmer Boys, Mame Khan and Mukthiyar Ali.
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How To Get There
How to reach Jodhpur
1. By Air: Jodhpur has its own domestic airport, which is located around 5 km from the city centre. Flights from New Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Udaipur and other important Indian cities serve Jodhpur on a daily basis. Cabs and autos are available outside the airport and can be hired to travel to any part of the city.
2. By Rail: Trains from New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Jaipur and several other cities serve the city of Jodhpur. Apart from regular express and mail trains, the luxurious Palace on Wheels also caters to Jodhpur city. Many local taxis are available outside the station, which can be availed to travel to any part of the city.
3. By Road: Direct buses from New Delhi and Jaipur make road connectivity with Jodhpur convenient. Government-run Volvo coaches as well as numerous private deluxe and luxury buses are available in this route. The road condition of Jodhpur Highway is quite good and therefore buses can be availed in this route.
- Parking facilities
- Masks mandatory
Items & Accessories to Carry
1. The weather during October tends to be hot as average temperatures vary between 22° C and 33°C with three to eight days of rain. Make sure you carry loose and airy cotton clothes with long sleeves to tackle the hot weather.
2. An umbrella, if you happen to get caught in a sudden shower.
3. A sturdy water bottle.
4. COVID packs: Sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate.
About Rekhta Foundation
The Rekhta Foundation, established in 2012, is a not-for-profit organisation focused on preserving and…
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