Photo feature: Dilli Haat, center to exhibit and sell ethnic handicrafts and creations

Dilli Haat, a place where the culture of all states comes together under one open-air complex, allowing local artisans and craftsmen to present, market, and sell their handicraft items.

Photo feature: Dilli Haat, center  to exhibit and sell ethnic handicrafts and creations
'Aadi Mahotsav' the fortnight-long festival themed 'Tribal', featuring the exhibition and sale of tribal handicrafts, (Nov. 16-30), at Dilli Haat INA market in New Delhi on Nov. 30, 2021. Photographs and videos by Rajeev Bhatt

Dilli Haat is a Delhi-based paid-entry open-air market, craft bazaar, and food plaza. The village Haat is managed by the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC), and unlike the traditional weekly market, it is open all year. It is located in South Delhi's commercial areas, directly across the Indian National Airways (INA) market.

Welcome to the Tribal exhibition. 'Aadi Mahotsav', the fortnight-long festival themed 'Tribal', featuring the exhibition and sale of tribal handicrafts, (Nov16-30), at Dilli Haat INA market in New Delhi

The Aadi Mahotsav is an annual festivity that began in 2017. The festival is an endeavor to familiarize people with the rich and unique craft and culture of tribal communities throughout the country in one place. The festival's theme is "A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Crafts, Culture, and Commerce," which reflects the basic ethos of tribal lifestyle.

Dilli Haat, a handicraft bazaar for artisans in New Delhi, India

Dilli Haat was established in March 1994 by Delhi Tourism (DTDC), Government of Delhi, and New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), Development Commissioner (D.C. for Handicrafts) and Development Commissioner (D.C. for Handlooms), Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.