Diwali decorations will adorn New York City’s Times Square on September 22, nearly a month ahead of the festival of lights.
The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) will host a mega cultural festival at the iconic landmark to attract the international traveller. “Regional performers will get an opportunity to showcase their talent on a global platform provided by the MTDC,” said state tourism minister Chhagan Bhujbal.
“The event has been scheduled ahead of Diwali so that international tourists can plan their itinerary and visit Maharashtra during the festival of lights,” he added.
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