Three-day snow festival in Bhaderwah

Last Updated: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 00:18

Jammu: Popularly famous as "Chota Kashmir",
mountain-locked Bhaderwah will have a three-day snow festival
from March 11 aimed to boost tourism in Jammu region.

The festival will be celebrated in Bhaderwah belt of Doda
district in order to boost tourism in the region, District
Development Commissioner, Farooq Khan said.

Khan, who finalised the arrangements, said that it was
decided the inaugural function will be organised at Jai
Tourist Valley for first two days where VIPs will inaugurate
the festival.

The Bhaderwah Development Authority will coordinate along
with instructors and equipment, Besides this a specialised
winter adventure team has been proposed to be arranged from
Utrakhand also.

There would be participation of students of various
schools and colleges of the District in Snow Games and
cultural items at the inaugural function.

Threadbare discussions were held regarding boarding and
lodging, security, Medicare facility, transport and others for
the visiting tourists for the festival.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 00:18

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