BY TC News Desk
Agartala , August 19: On the occasion of World Photography Day, a remarkable two-day photography exhibition commenced at the Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhavan. The event, organized by the Tripura Photojournalists Association, is a testament to the resilience of the photography community in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Due to the pandemic, the cherished photography exhibition had been on hiatus for the past two years. However, the passion for capturing the essence of Tripura remained undeterred. This year’s theme, “Tripura Tourism,” underlines the state’s commitment to showcasing its potential as a burgeoning tourist destination.
The exhibition features 70 breathtaking images capturing the natural beauty of the hill state. These picturesque locations are poised to become the focal points of tourism in the future. These images were meticulously curated by the dedicated photojournalists while covering the latest developments in the region.
The event officially kicked off on Saturday at 11 am with an auspicious inauguration by Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha, who lit the ceremonial lamp. Dr. Saha, displaying his own photography prowess, took to the camera to capture the essence of Tripura’s scenic wonders. With a keen eye for detail, he personally opened the exhibition, providing insight into each photograph.
The initiative by the Photojournalists Association has received widespread acclaim. The displayed images vividly illustrate the significant strides being made in Tripura’s tourism sector. Both domestic and international tourist interest has seen a remarkable surge, showcasing the region’s growing appeal as a travel destination.
The event was graced by the presence of distinguished figures, including Jayanta Bhattacharya, President of the Agartala Press Club, Ramakanta Dey, Secretary, and journalist Pranab Sarkar. Abhishek Saha, Secretary of the Photojournalists Association, along with President Suman Deb Roy and senior photojournalist Bikash Koley, were also in attendance.
The exhibition will be open to the public daily from 11 am to 8 pm, offering a captivating glimpse into the scenic wonders of Tripura. This showcase not only celebrates World Photography Day but also serves as a testament to the region’s resilience and potential as a burgeoning tourist haven.