My Home India Unveils NESt Fest 2023

The festival will be held at Talkatora Stadium on 16th September 2023


North East Students’ Festival, NESt Fest 2023 organised by My Home India is coming back with a day-long festival at Talkatora Stadium in Delhi on 16th September 2023, 10 AM onwards. Live performances by famous North Eastern artists such as Neel Akash, Rito Riba, Imnainla Jamir, Somaya Rumthao and Esther Hnamte will be the main attractions of this year’s edition. Indian actress and Singer Soma Laishram will also be present at the event. Students from various universities across the Delhi NCR will participate in the festival. The program is to be attended by more than 10,000 dignitaries and participants.

Union Minister of State, Government of India, Jitendra Singh; Union Minister of State Rajkumar Ranjan Singh; Cabinet Minister of Goa Government, Vishwajit Rane; Leader of Opposition in Delhi Legislative Assembly, Ramveer Singh Bidhuri; Sikkim MLA, Narendra Kumar Subba; and Former Meghalaya Minister, Dasakhitabha Lamare will be present as guests on this occasion. The main organizer of the program is Sunil Deodhar, founder of My Home India.

Deodhar, Founder, My Home India and organiser of Nest Fest said, “We organize NESt Fest for freshers students of North East to help them adapt to their new environment in different cities. The platform had brought the soul together, which is vibrant, contagious and exuberant when observed in the past years. ‘NESt. Fest is the annual cultural evening to cherish the rich customs and traditions pursued by the Eight North Eastern States (Ashtalakshmi States) of India. The festival was first introduced in Delhi way back in 2015. Since then, MY HOME INDIA every year celebrates NESt Fest and also welcomes the fresher North Eastern students. The program is attended by various dignified guests like Cabinet Ministers, Chief Ministers from the North Eastern States and others who could be part of this memorable evening.”

NESt Fest provides an opportunity to present the art, culture, attire, cuisine and festivals of North East before the people of Delhi.  

The event had the privilege of being graced by personalities such as Speaker Om Birla, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Mary Kom, Bhaichung Bhutia and more.

Hon President said “The activities of My Home India, especially the verticals like ‘Sapno Se Apno Tak’ that helped thousands of victims of human trafficking to reunite with the families and the ‘Rashtrawad Pe Manthan’ wherein a conscious effort to propagate right understanding about nationalism has being made is highly appreciable. The young people being made aware of the nationalism is a commendable effort.”

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