Indian Exponent Bureau, July 24: District administration kishtwar along with active support from other stake holders from tourism, police and paramilitary forces held a maiden fox glove festival in chatroo meadows of district kishtwar. The one day festival attracted a huge crowd of travel and adventure enthusiasts from all the regions.
It is pertinent to mention here that district administration kishtwar is proactive since last few months on major fronts to explore, showcase and promote the tourists destinations of kishtwar to not only give impetus to tourism sector but also generate the income avenues of the local youth who are actively involved in these adventurous activities. Sinthan festival, kishtwar idol, wadwan festival and fox glove are some of the recent initiatives in this regard from district administration to fully utilize the resources for over all development of the region.
Besides the regular festivals, in recent past a mountaineers group scaled the famous Brahma 1 peak which itself was a big success for the administration.
The Fox glove festival inaugurated by district magistrate Devansh Yadav in presence of galaxy of guest from all the departments.The festival arrangements and successful conclusion was done under the supervision of SDM chatroo Showkat Hayat Mattoo along with his sub division team.