Workshop on Khan at Kushmandi


by Atrayeetimes corredpondent

Kushmandi, 10 August :The Mamata Banerjee-led state government has always been keen to revive and promote the traditional  folk art of South Dinajpur district since the beginning. As a part of this,a  workshop was organized by the Kushmondi block  at Kushmondi  of South Dinajpur district today.
Kushmandi is around 70  km from Balurghat.
‘Khan’ The Folk form is a unique Folk culture form typical to the ‘Dinajpur’ region. It is an age-ole folk-cultural form practised by the rural people of the District. Presently Khan songs are centralized at Kushmandi and Banshihari regions of South Dinajpur.
Amarjyoti Sarkar, BDO Kushmandi, District Information Culture Officer Rajesh Kumar Mandal, prominent philanthropist Ambaris Sarkar and other dignitaries were present. Senior Khan  singers performed Khan  songs in this workshop. District Information Culture Officer Rajesh Mandal said “Lokprasar project was one of the projects that were started from the beginning of this government. With the inspiration of the Hon’ble Chief Minister  this workshop was organized today as a part of this Lokprasar project”.

District Information and Culture officer Rajesh Mandal speaking at the workshop on Khan
District Information and Culture officer speaking at the workshop
khan singers at the workshop

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