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Sindhu Darshan Utsav celebrated for first time in Kargil



Sindhu Darshan Utsav celebrated for first time in Kargil


Kargil, June 22, 2024: The 28th Sindhu Darshan Utsav was celebrated for the first time in District Kargil on Friday at Auditorium Hall, Kargil.


District Administration Kargil in collaboration with North Zone Cultural Center, Patiala organized colorful programs attended by various artists from across the country, including native artists from Kargil, who showcased various cultural dances.


Hon’ble Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Kargil Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon was the chief guest while Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Shrikant Suse was the guest of honour.


The CEC welcomed all Sindhu Darshan yatris and expressed pride in being part of the event. He emphasized the importance of being proud to be born in India, highlighting the country’s exemplary diversity in cultures and religions and its unity. He remarked that Kargil is like a mini India, where different religious communities live together in love and peace.


He emphasized that Kargil, once known as a war zone, has transformed beyond that image. He highlighted the district’s natural adventurous places, historical monuments, rafting sites, mountains, and trekking sites, expressing hope that these attractions would entertain tourists. He urged all Sindhu Darshan yatris to be ambassadors of Kargil and spread the message to visit the district.


The CEC also reminded all yatris about the Kargil War, highlighting how the people of Kargil actively supported the Indian Army. He praised the simplicity and loving nature of the people.


Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Shrikant Suse welcomed all yatris and expressed his privilege in being associated with Sindhu Darshan Yatra for three years during his tenure as Deputy Commissioner in Leh district.


He emphasized that the district administration would continue to provide the best possible hospitality in future. He highlighted that Kargil district is rich in culture and scenic beauty, inviting visitors to explore different regions of the district.


The CEC and Deputy Commissioner were honored with awards. The important heads of different states were welcomed with traditional Khataqs by the CEC and Deputy Commissioner.

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