Gangtok, 04 Sept:
This year’s Red Panda Winter Carnival Tourism Festival is set to go glamorous with Bollywood stars AR Rahman, Priyanka Chopra and Sanjay Dutt scheduled to make an appearance in the festival.
This was informed by Tourism Minister,Ugen T Gyatso,while speaking to SummitTimes today.
“AR Rahman will be performing on 17-18 Nov. His main concert is on 17 Nov,” said MrGyatso.
It was clarified that the celebrities are bearing most of theexpenses of their visit on their own and the State Government will only be contributing around 20%.
“We are doing the carnival as an international carnival and it will be participated by British Council and top tourism stakeholders from Nepal and Bhutan, GTA and NE region along with local participation from Sikkim,” added MrGyatso.
He informed that Priyanka Chopra will be arriving in the capital on 05 Dec for the premiere of the movie ‘Pahuna’ produced by herwhich will be screened on 06 Dec.
“Sanjay Dutt is also coming and we are working on the dates. He will provide counseling to people especially youth against drug abuse and suicides. Many other celebrities are also interested in coming to Sikkim during the carnival,” said MrGyatso.