Food plays a vital role in the community as it helps to unite and strengthen the bond amongst people. To keep this statement true North Kolkata catered something different with their 6th Edition of Bahare Aahare Khaddo Mela, the biggest Food Festival of North Kolkata, at Ganesh Ghosh Udhyan (Paikpara). Bahare Aahare Khaddo Mela, gourmet a wide variety of traditional cuisines from different regions of Bengal. The 5 day festival starts from 2pm and will go on till 10pm, wherein an array of delicacies from cuisines from all over Bengal would be prepared, served, and put on display.
A Press Conference was held on 4th January, which was graced by Goutam Halder (Councillor KMC Ward no 4) and Pilu bhattacharya (Singer and Composer) and Kuntal Bose (Organizer and Curator) of Bahare Aahare Khaddo Mela, was also present to address the media.
Few renounced eateries of Kolkata gathered to propose a feast of flavours and smells for the senses. Kuntal Bose said, "Though our focus is food, we have also taken steps to ensure the visitors have a wholesome experience, including fun-filled activities during the day and music and dance later in the evening. The festival is an ideal time for seasoned and budding entrepreneurs, chefs, sommeliers, and food enthusiasts In Bengal. This year we expect a footfall of 30,000 people.”