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Nadi Utsav: A celebration of Rivers

As part of the ongoing 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav', A River Festival - 2021, is being conducted across 12 major rivers in the country spread over more than 20 states under the aegis of Ministry of culture and Ministry of Jal Shakti from 17th to 23rd December 2021. 

Overall summary of River Festival till 4th Jan 2022

States Participated

1. UTTARAKHAND
2. UTTAR PRADESH
3. NCT OF DELHI
4. HARYANA
5. BIHAR
6. JHARKHAND
7. WEST BENGAL
8. ARUNACHAL PRADESH
9. ASSAM
10. JAMMU AND KASHMIR
11. LADAKH
12. HIMACHAL PRADESH
13. RAJASTHAN
14. MADHYA PRADESH
15. CHHATTISGARH
16. ODISHA
17. GUJARAT
18. MAHARASHTRA
19. ANDHRA PRADESH
20. TELANGANA
21. TAMIL NADU
22. SIKKIM
23. MANIPUR
24. KERALA

TOTAL DISTRICTS COVERED: 116

STATE UTTARAKHAND
1. DISTRICT ALMORA
2. DISTRICT HARIDWAR
3. DISTRICT PITHORAGARH
4. DISTRICT CHAMOLI
5. DISTRICT RUDRAPRAYAG
6. DISTRICT TEHRI GARHWAL
7. DISTRICT DEHRADUN
8. DISTRICT UTTARKASHI
9. DISTRICT NAINITAL
10. DISTRICT CHAMPAWAT
11. DISTRICT PAURI GARHWAL

STATE UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA


12. DISTRICT KANPUR
13. DISTRICT PRAYAGRAJ
14. DISTRICT VARANASI
15. DISTRICT BHADOHI
16. DISTRICT BALLIA
17. DISTRICT MEERUT
18. DISTRICT ETAWAH
19. DISTRICT MIRZAPUR
20. DISTRICT AYODHYA
21. DISTRICT MATHURA
22. DISTRICT AGRA
23. DISTRICT BULANDSHAHAR
24. DISTRICT GHAZIPUR
25. DISTRICT HAPUR
26. DISTRICT MORADABAD
27. DISTRICT KANNAUJ
28. DISTRICT BIJNOR
29. DISTRICT RAEBARELI
30. DISTRICT SAHAJAHANPUR
31. DISTRICT AMROHA (GAJRAULA TOWN)
32. DISTRICT BADAUN
33. DISTRICT FARRUKHABAD
34. DISTRICT MUZZAFFARNAGAR
35. DISTRICT KANNAUJ


STATE DELHI, INDIA
36. NCT OF DELHI

STATE HARYANA, INDIA


37. DISTRICT YAMUNANAGAR
38. DISTRICT KARNAL
39. DISTRICT SONIPAT
40. DISTRICT PANIPAT

STATE BIHAR, INDIA


41. DISTRICT BHAGALPUR
42. DISTRICT GOPALGANJ
43. DISTRICT PATNA
44. SONEPUR VILLAGE IN SARAN DISTRICT
45. DISTRICT MOKAMA
46. DISTRICT BEGUSARAI
47. DISTRICT BUXAR
48. DISTRICT KHAGARIA
49. DISTRICT KATIHAR
50. DISTRICT BHOJPUR
51. DISTRICT VAISHALI
52. DISTRICT SAMASTIPUR
53. DISTRICT BANKA
54. DISTRICT KAIMUR

STATE JHARKHAND, INDIA


55. DISTRICT BOKARO
56. DISTRICT DHANBAD
57. DISTRICT SAHIBGANJ
58. DISTRICT RAMGARH, RANCHI

STATE WEST BENGAL, INDIA


59. DISTRICT HOOGLY
60. DISTRICT BARDHAMAN
61. DISTRICT MALDA
62. DISTRICT MURSHIDABAD
63. DISTRICT DIAMOND HARBOUR

STATE ARUNACHAL PRADESH, INDIA


64. DISTRICT SIANG

STATE ASSAM, INDIA


65. DISTRICT DIBRUGARH
66. DISTRICT MAJULI
67. DISTRICT NAGAON
68. DISTRICT GUWAHATI

STATE JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA


69. DISTRICT SRINAGAR
70. DISTRICT JAMMU
71. DISTRICT RAJOURI
72. DISTRICT RAESI
73. DISTRICT KATHUA

STATE LADAKH, INDIA


74. DISTRICT LEH

STATE HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA


75. DISTRICT SIRMOUR
76. DISTRICT MANDI
77. DISTRICT KULLU
78. DISTRICT CHAMBA

STATE RAJASTHAN, INDIA


79. DISTRICT KOTA
80. DISTRICT TEIPUR/UDAIPUR
81. DISTRICT BARMER

STATE MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA


82. DISTRICT ALIRAJPUR
83. DISTRICT KHANDWA
84. DISTRICT OMKARESHWAR

STATE CHHATTISGARH, INDIA
85. DISTRICT GARIABAND


STATE ODISHA, INDIA


86. DISTRICT SAMBALPUR
87. DISTRICT CUTTACK
88. DISTRICT JAGATSINGHPUR

STATE GUJARAT, INDIA


89. DISTRICT NARMADA- GARUDESHWAR
90. DISTRICT BHARUCH
91. DISTRICT AHMEDABAD
92. DISTRICT SURAT
93. DISTRICT BARODA

STATE MAHARASHTRA, INDIA


94. DISTRICT NANDED
95. DISTRICT PALGHAR
96. DISTRICT NAGPUR
97. DISTRICT PARBHANI
98. DISTRICT NASHIK
99. DISTRICT KOLHAPUR
100. DISTRICT SATARA

STATE ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA


101. DISTRICT EAST GODAVARI
102. DISTRICT VIJAYAWADA

STATE TELANAGANA, INDIA


103. DISTRICT JAYASHANKER BHUPALPALLY
104. DISTRICT BHADRADRI KOTHAGUDEM DISTRICT.
105. DISTRICT JOGULAMABA GADWAL
106. DISTRICT WANAPARTHY
107. DISTRICT NALGONDA

STATE TAMILNADU, INDIA


108. DISTRICT TUTICORIN
109. DISTRICT CHENNAI
110. DISTRICT COIMBATORE
111. DISTRICT ERODE
112. DISTRICT TIRUPUR

STATE SIKKIM, INDIA


113. DISTRICT GANGTOK

STATE MANIPUR, INDIA
114. DISTRICT TAMENGLONG
115. DISTRICT IMPHAL

STATE KERALA, INDIA


116. DISTRICT ERNAKULAM

Activities undertaken:
1. Cleanliness Drive
2. Painting Competition
3. Pledge
4. Quiz and Debate Competition
5. Yoga
6. Prabhat Pheri
7. Cultural Programs
8. Signature Campaign
9. Deepotsavam
10. River Heritage Walk
11. Plantation
12. Awareness Campaign on local Flora and Fauna
13. Awareness Programmes on ghats of Yamuna in Mathura
14. Cycle Marathon
15. Boat Race
16. River Marathon
17. River conservation Exhibition
18. Photo Point
19. Storytelling on battles of Panipat
20. Ganga Aarti
21. Slogan Writing
22. Street Painting on Walls
23. Nadi Pujan
24. Discussion on preservation of River Mahanadi
25. Eco walk
26. Community work camp
27. Ganga Run
28. Storytelling on freedom fighters
30. Kabbadi Competition
31. Patriotic songs competition
32. Dolphin sighting
33. Rally
34. Ganga Mela
35. Rangoli Competition
36. Mehendi Competition
37. Lighting at temple
38. Bhajan Sandhya
39. Rafting in River Chenab
40. Discussion with villagers
41. Canopy by Karo sambhav for spreading awareness about not throwing plastic waste in Ganga
42. IEC activities

Participating Dignitaries-

Participating Dignitaries- 

1. Minister
2. Secretary
3. CM
4. Deputy CM
5. Chief Secretary
6. Education Minister
7. Joint Secretary
8.DM
9.DC
10. DFO
11. Dy. Mayor
12. Government Officials
13. Youth
14. Students
15. Colonel
16.NCC Cadets
17. NYK
18. Professors
19. Teachers
20. Local people

and many more.