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Discovery Channel to uncover Chhattisgarh in four-part travelogue series

06-December-2006
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Discovery Channel to uncover Chhattisgarh in four-part travelogue series

Discovery Channel is showcasing the state of Chhattisgarh through a special four-part series called ‘Chhattisgarh: The Tribal Planet’. The travelogue would be aired on consecutive weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) on December 9-10 and December 16-17, at 10 pm.

‘Chhattisgarh: The Tribal Planet’ will take viewers through the state’s history, culture, architecture, wildlife and its varied tribes. Providing a holistic view of the state, the programme will cover Raipur, Kawardha, Bhoramdev, Kumhapura, Jagdalpur, Sirpur, Turturiya, Kanger National Park, Tirathgarh and Chitrakoot waterfalls, Bastar tribes, forests, tribal ‘Haats’ and villages and craft centres.

Deepak Shourie, EVP and Managing Director, Discovery Networks India, said, “Discovery Channel has showcased India’s diverse cultural and natural landscape through captivating programmes. ‘Chhattisgarh: The Tribal Planet’ explores the state’s inimitable and unexplored attractions and will serve as a gateway for eco and ethno-tourists from across India.”

The first episode, ‘Joining The Tribe’, will highlight Chhattisgarh’s archeology and tribal life. The second episode, called ‘Temple Trail’, will focus on the state’s history and architecture.

‘Celebrating the Tribe’ would be an ode to the artistic traditions of the state, while the final episode, ‘In the Wild’, would showcase the natural splendour of the state, including its national parks and flora and fauna.

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