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Today in pics: November 29,2013

BJP

BJP party workers protest outside the Goa Airport against Tarun Tejpal,the 50-year-old founder of Tehelka news magazine,before arrived in Goa on Friday. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)

Tejpal

Former Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal's lawyer Geeta Luthra said,"Mr Tejpal has maintained dignity of the situation...he has only gone by law,shown his respect for the law. He has to abide by every order," adding that Tejpal has assured full cooperation.
Lawyers of Tarun Tejpal come out after the Panaji court grants interim protection in Panaji on Friday. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)

Lawyer

Lawyer further said that "a person who does not live in the city must get reasonable time to present himself...he is not a superman".
Lawyers of Tarun Tejpal come out after the Panaji court grants interim protection in Panaji on Friday. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)

crafts mela

The fifth Chandigarh National Crafts Mela-2013 begins at Kalagram today (November 29) and would be on till December 7 after its inauguration by Punjab Governor and Administrator,Union Territory,Chandigarh,Shivraj V Patil.
Artists rehearsing for 5th Chandigarh National Crafts Mela at Kalagram in Manimajra,Chandigarh on Thursday. (IE Photo: Kamleshwar Singh)

mela

Secretary,Culture,UT Administration,Bhawna Garg and Director,North Zone Cultural Centre,D.S.Saroya told news persons at a press conference here today that the nine day fair is a joint venture of the Chandigarh Administration and North Zone Cultural Centre,Ministry of Culture,Government of India.
Artists rehearsing for 5th Chandigarh National Crafts Mela at Kalagram in Manimajra,Chandigarh on Thursday. (IE Photo: Kamleshwar Singh)

mela

The theme of the fifth edition of the mela this year is “western India” which would showcase folk traditions,arts and crafts of the western India comprising the states of Gujarat,Maharashtra,Goa and Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu and also Rajasthan apart from other states.
Artists rehearsing for 5th Chandigarh National Crafts Mela at Kalagram in Manimajra,Chandigarh on Thursday. (IE Photo: Kamleshwar Singh)

handloom

Acclaimed handloom,craft persons including Shilpa Gurus,National Awardees,Sant Kabir awardees and tribal crafts persons especially selected by Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation,Ministry of Tribal Affairs,Government of India would present their works at the fair.
Artists rehearsing for 5th Chandigarh National Crafts Mela at Kalagram in Manimajra,Chandigarh on Thursday. (IE Photo: Kamleshwar Singh)

mela

The main objective of the national level annual mela would be to showcase Indian handicrafts,handlooms and folk traditions including authentic fragrances and flavours of rich Indian cuisines and also folk music and dances.
Artists rehearsing for 5th Chandigarh National Crafts Mela at Kalagram in Manimajra,Chandigarh on Thursday. (IE Photo: Kamleshwar Singh)

fair

The fair would provide a platform to the crafts persons to set up an environment where rural crafts traditions would be displayed at the 14 acres Kalagram giving the look of an ethnic village.
Artists rehearsing for 5th Chandigarh National Crafts Mela at Kalagram in Manimajra,Chandigarh on Thursday. (IE Photo: Kamleshwar Singh)

turtle

More than 3600 endangered Indian soft shelled turtle seized near Dumdum airport by Bidhannagar police on Wednesday night. Turtles were at forest department rehabilitation centre in Kolkata on Thursday. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

Baby turtles

Baby turtles kept at forest department rehabilitation centre in Kolkata on Thursday. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

masks

More than 60 different masks displaying the artwork from different parts of the world at Eco Tourism park in Kolkata. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)

marigold

A marigold farm in full bloom on NIBM road near Nine Hills in Pune. (IE Photo: Arul Horizon)

Rowers

Rowers practicing during sunset in Pune in Thursday. (IE Photo: Arul Horizon)

leopard

A spotted leopard takes a walk at Chattbir zoo in Chandigarh. (IE Photo: Kshitij Mohan)