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JammuMega 'Jammu Kite Festival' held at Bahu Ropeway Station

Mega ‘Jammu Kite Festival’ held at Bahu Ropeway Station


Tawi, September 06: The Directorate of , Jammu today organized another edition of the

An iconic function “Jammu Kite Festival” was organised today at the enchanting Bahu Ropeway Station to celebrate the joyous festival of ‘Shri Krishna Janmashtami' by Jammu Tourism Department.

Jammu Ropeway is an engineering marvel which seamlessly connects key pilgrimage landmarks in Jammu city, while presenting a breathtaking and idyllic panorama of the majestic River Tawi and the myriad temples adorning both banks of its serene waters.

Against the backdrop of azure skies, the Kite Festival transformed Jammu into a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of colors, attracting participants from every corner of the city to partake in a morning of boundless fun and excitement. In Jammu, Janmashtami festival is also traditionally associated with Kite Flying, symbolizing a vibrant and symbolic way to honor Lord Krishna's birth and teachings while fostering a sense of community and tradition.

In this Kite Flying competitive function, Civilians, District Administration and Officials of Tourism Department participated in the function.

Shubang Sethi claimed the prestigious first prize of Rs. 3000/-, while Himanshu Gupta and Kunal Goria secured the second (Rs. 2000/-) and third (Rs. 1000/-) prizes, respectively.

Certificates of Appreciation were also bestowed upon all participants, recognizing their remarkable skills and boundless enthusiasm towards Kite Flying.


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