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Sikkim to play host to 1st Northeast Youth Festival

More than 15,000 people from all over the region will arrive in the state to attend the 3-day event in Dentam from Jan 21 to 23

Nitesh R Pradhan

Gangtok: The picturesque state of Sikkim is all set to host the 1st Northeast Youth Festival in the village of Dentam in West Sikkim from January 21 to 23.

More than 15,000 people from across the state will arrive in the state to attend the three-day youth festival.

As per local MLA and minister NK Subba, who is the chief patron of the festival, the govt is hosting such a festival for the first time in the state, where youths from across the Northeast will take part in several cultural programmes and sporting activities.

The organising committee is in the final stages of preparation for the grand festival. Dentam Stadium will be the venue for the event.