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BHADERWAH: With the   view to give boost to influx  of  winter  tourism  and  to provide special impetus to  Tourism  destinations,  Bhaderwah Development Authority organized New Year celebrations, here  today. The event was  inaugurated by Additional Deputy Commissioner,  Imam  Din ,also chief guest of the occasion. Speaking  on the occasion,   Chief  Executive  Officer, Bhaderwah Development Authority   Dr  Rajinder  Kumar   Khajuria informed  that   similar type of activities shall be  carried  out at  different  locations  within the  jurisdiction of  Bhadarwah Development  Authority to boost  the  winter  tourism in  particular and tourism  in general. 

He further added ,  Bhaderwah Development  Authority  shall  carry out camping,    trekking,  skiing and musical  evening  regularly  to boost  the  tourism industry, which has direct impact on the  employment generation  of the locals. During  the  celebrations held today the  special  focus    was  given   to the local folk  dancers, artists,  singers besides   guest artists  Varsha  J amwal  and her troupe that also presented  folk culture from  other regions . The  said  celebration  was  of  its  own kind  with the  involvement  of local  folk  dances   like  Dheku, alongwith dances  by  students from Athkar  Public  School  Sartingal,  performance   by  Bhaderwah Band  and local  folk  singers.

The occasion was also attended   by Senior Superintendent  of  Police  ,  Shabir  Ahmad  Khatana, SP  Operation,  Ravinder Pal Singh, Additional  Superintendent  of  Police  Bhadarwah  Rajinder Singh, Tehsildar Bhadarwah  and others  District & Tehsil  level Officer.

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ANANTNAG: In a first, a Kashmiri family from far flung Ashmuqam village celebrated the 52nd birthday of Bollywood Super Star Salman Khan. Ashmuqam village lies between picturesque Pahalgam and Anantnag in South Kashmir.  Zaina Begum, the widow was all praise for Salman Khan who according to her helped the family to erect a house after the devastating 2014 floods.   “I wish him a long life and all the happiness in life. He is a messiah for us,” Zaina Begum said.  Salman Khan was in Kashmir in 2015 for his movie ‘Bhajrangi Bhaijan’ that after the release turned out to be the biggest hit on the Box Office.  The family members celebrated the birthday of the actor by setting crackers in air. The locals and the little kids were amused and participated in the celebrations. 

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JAMMU: Khand Mithe Log Dogre (KMLD) in collaboration with Team Jammu (TJ) is going to organise a traditional fashion show with a focus on Dogri, Kashmir and Ladakhi culture of Jammu and Kashmir State, on the eve of Lohri festival.  While addressing a joint press conference here today, Chairman, Team Jammu, Zorawar Singh Jamwal and Chairperson, Khand Mithe Log Dogre, Ms Amar Chouhan and its Founder Er. Himasnhu Jai Hind stated that, “it is for the first time that a show is being organised in which exclusive focus has been made on Dogra Culture. The main aim of this event is to promote the Dogra Culture and its heritage. As it is also a fact that in today’s world, our youth are giving more importance to western culture.  And this is happening by compulsion as right from primary education level, English language is given top priority”.

 

While appealing to the people of Jammu to allow your wards to learn Dogri language as well as keep them well informed about our Dogra history and culture , Chairman Team Jammu, Zorawar Singh Jamwal said that, “Keeping all this these things in mind, Khand Mithe Log Dogre and Team Jammu have designed a traditional fashion show on the theme of “Aass Dogre Aan, Akhneyaa Shaanne Kannee”, which would be held on January 10 at Government College for Women, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu”.

While elaborating the said event Chairperson Khand Mithe Log Dogre, Ms. Amar Chouhan informed that the programme will be divided into three rounds, where the first round will be “The colour of Duggar Pradesh” in which the participants from different areas of Jammu and Kashmir will use traditional props of the state and will walk on the melodious tunes of folk songs of J&K.  She further said the second round will be “Tred West” round in which participants will show their creativity about how they can look beautiful and modern in a refined and sophisticated manner, whereas last round will be the main round i.e. Mr. and Miss Duggar 2017-18 in which participants will wear traditional Dogri Dress and walk on tunes of the traditional marriage ceremonial songs. 

In addition to Jammu district, participation is also being expected from various districts including Udhampur, Kathua, Samba and Ramnagar belt.  The founder KMLD, Himanshu Jai Hind said that the main purpose of this event is to give a message to the youth to never  forget  their roots and stay connected to their tradition and culture. Team Coordinators Mr. Arun Slan, Mr. Asif Khan, Ms. Ruhi Sharma and Ms. Anchal Verma were also present on the occasion.