Announcing Winners of North East India Photography and Videography Contest

13 Jun 2022

“It is my firm belief that these 8 North Eastern states, our Ashta Lakshmi, (eight goddesses of wealth) have the potential of bringing in prosperity for the entire nation”.

 -Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji

North East is A Place So Surreal As If Painted on Heaven’s Canvas. The eight states of North East India are blessed with scenic natural beauty, rich biodiversity, rare wild life, historical sites, distinct cultural and ethnic heritage and warm and welcoming people. The region offers unforgettable visits for tourists interested in wildlife, religious, cultural and ethnic tourism, river cruises, golf and a host of others. There is also great scope for mountaineering, trekking and adventure tourism in the region.

It is a land of limitless opportunities & unmatched potential. It is the land of prosperity, growth and the beautiful symphony of nature with the beautiful landscapes, flowing rivers, towering mountains, exquisite varieties of flora and fauna, mouth-watering cuisines & the nicest people.

Celebrating the rich legacy of our nation on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and North Eastern Council with the collaboration of My Gov India, organized ‘With Love From North East Photography and Videography Contest’ to promote and showcase  North Eastern Region as a tourist destination as well as to showcase the culture, people, arts, food etc.

Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Government of India Shri G. Kishan Reddy launched ‘With Love From North East’ Campaign’ from his Social Media Channels.The campaign started on 27th December 2021 & closed on 27th January 2022. It was widely promoted on the social media channels of MDoNER and NEC.

Over 20,000 entries were received from all the corners of India.

The winners of the contest was declared on Match 1st 2022.-

  • Basundhara Paul Choudhury (user id-18836854) – Rank 1st
    State- Assam


State: Assam
Location: Silchar

  • Vaibhav Garg (user id-31938124)- Rank 2nd
    State- Uttar Pradesh

State: Assam
Occasion: Bora Pitha Cake made by Assamese woman during Magh Bihu, Dispur

  • Nangiakara Swer (user id-18831534) –Rank 3rd
    State- Meghalaya


State: Meghalaya
Location: Wei sted Falls, Pynursla

  • Souvik Mandal (user id-18843664)- Rank 4th
    State- Assam


State: Assam
Location: Brahmaputra River

  • Sanjay Sarkar (user id-16694124) – Rank 5th
    State- West Bengal


State: West Bengal
location: W kameng district

Hon’ble Minister Shri G. Kishan Reddy also interacted with the winners of the contest on 2nd March, 2022 & congratulated them on their victory. Shri Reddy also urged them to participate actively in such contests in future & be the flag-bearers of development in the North Eastern Region.

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