Bhubaneswar: In a bid to promote tourism, raise awareness on preservation of ancient monuments and heritage and cleanliness in the state, the tourism and culture department today organised a rally from Kalinga Stadium to Utkal Mandap here, to mark the World Tourism Day.
The theme of this year’s celebration of Tourism day is ‘Tourism and Digital Transformation’.
The rally was flagged off by Cultural and Tourism Minister Ashok Panda and Mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Ananta Narayan Jena.
Artistes showcasing the folk art and dance of Puri and different parts of the state participated in the rally.
The Tourism department has also organised a cultural event at Rabindra Mandap here in the evening.