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Tourism Directorate organizing two-day ‘Sinthan Festival’ in Kishtwar
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Tourism Directorate organizing two-day ‘Sinthan Festival’ in Kishtwar

Post by RK News on Saturday, April 29, 2023

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Jammu, Apr 28: The Directorate of Tourism Jammu is organizing a maiden two-day ‘Sinthan Festival 2023’ at Sinthan Kishtwar to promote offbeat tourist destinations and rural tourism in the Jammu region. 
As a part of the upcoming festivities at Sinthan Kishtwar, a bike rally was flagged off from Jammu to Sinthan Kishtwar on Friday. A group of about 30 bikers was flagged off amid loud chants of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ from Kala Kendra Jammu by Deputy Director Tourism Jammu Dr. Umesh Shan along with Assistant Director Tourism NHW Batote Ms Ambika Bali and other officials of the Tourism Department.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Shan briefed that the Sinthan Festival is the first-of-its-kind cultural cum adventure event at Sinthan Kishtwar. He said the Directorate of Tourism Jammu is committed to its endeavours to promote the offbeat destinations and more promotional events shall be organized this year at various destinations of the division.
The group of bikers was received with great enthusiasm at the Tourist Reception Centre Kishtwar by Chief Executive Officer Kishtwar Development Authority, Inderjeet Parihar and Tehsildar Kishtwar Muneeb Umar. The bikers would enjoy night camping at Kishtwar town from where they shall start their onward journey on April 29 and participate in the two-day cultural Bonanza at Sinthan Maidan and also indulge in captivating snow activities like paragliding, snow skiing, snow rafting and other snow fun activities being held on 29th and April 30.
The group of bikers expressed their gratitude towards the Directorate of Tourism Jammu and District Administration Kishtwar for organizing adventure activities for enthusiasts which helps in boosting the adventure tourism potential of these areas. Worthwhile to mention here that the bikers shall cover Jammu, Udhampur, Ramban, Doda and Kishtwar districts during this biking expedition and shall promote the message of ‘Nasha Mukh Bharat’ during this Adventurous biking expedition.
The maiden ‘Sinthan Festival 2023’ is being jointly organized by the Directorate of Tourism Jammu, Indian Army, District Administration Kishtwar and JKAACL under the overall supervision of the Department of Tourism, J&K.

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