KCS to charge entry fee from visitors entering Karbi People’s Hall
Diphu, July 29 (EMN): The Karbi Cultural Society (KCS), the apex body of the Karbi art, culture and tradition, decided to impose an entry fee for visitors entering Karbi People’s Hall (KPH) complex Taralangso, the permanent venue for Karbi Youth Festival (KYF) from August 1.
This was informed during a press conference held at Taralangso, Diphu on Thursday.
KCS, Central committee office, President Chandra Sing Kro said, “The KPH has now become a tourist attraction centre and side-by-side a good recreation site too for nature loving people. It has many tourist attraction spots, such as the famous replica of Karbi earring ‘Nothengpi’, the artist village, the exhibition complex, market complex and also the statues of Rangsina Sarpo, Karbi folk musician, Thongnokbe, Semson Sing Ingti and Longkam Teron.
“The complex is also a good recreation site with children park, ponds, bridges, eco-park, Semson Sing Ingti Memorial Park and statue of legendary figure of Kajir Ronghangpi. Complex will soon have a planetarium in a couple of years.
“We have to protect and preserve all these monuments and maintain cleanliness of the complex. We have noticed that because of free and uninterrupted movement in and out of the complex, anti-social activities are increasing day by day. In order to check these anti-social activities and to protect and preserve the monuments and to make the complex clean and enjoyable for all sections of people irrespective of ages by maintaining its sanctity and cleanliness, the KCS, the apex body of the Karbi art, culture and tradition and the parent body of KPH has decided to impose an entry fee to visitors at KPH complex, Taralangso from August,” Kro announced.
The press conference was also attended by general secretary, KCS, Bidyasing Rongpi; joint secretaries, Kamsing Ingti and Sonil Tokbi; office secretaries Suren Hanse and Harsing Ronghang; publicity cell, Hingchong Tisso and executive member, Daniel Bey.