Chandigarh: The fortnight-long Surajkund international crafts fair ended in Haryana's Faridabad district on Friday.

Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia, who was present at the closing ceremony of the 27th edition of the fair, said the event had become a commercially viable option for hundreds of craftspersons.

The fair had nearly one million footfalls and saw an all-time record footfall of over 142,000 people on February 10, officials said. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the fair February 2.

Besides display of the rich culture and craftsmanship of nearly all states in the country, the fair saw participation from 20 countries. Surajkund is located under the Aravalli mountain range.


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