Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh lauded the efforts of Kullu district administration for conducting a mega cultural event of Kullvi Natti during international Dussehra Festival last year. He said that this event has been entered in the Guinness Book of world records. He said that it depicted the rich culture and high traditions of the State and after getting worldwide recognition this folk dance would further scale new heights.
The Chief Minister said that it was a matter of pride for the people of the State especially the people of Kullu district, that the local dance had made a world record. He congratulated the participants particularly the female folk dancers whose contribution made it possible to enter into the Guinness Book of world records. He said that he himself witnessed the event organized under the aegis of ‘Beti Hai Anmol’ which effectively spread mass awareness on saving the girl child.
He said that Himachal Pradesh was known for its rich culture and traditions and State Government was committed to promote and preserve it at all cost. He exhorted the people to maintain our distinct cultural traditions which were the real identity and heritage of the State.