SRINAGAR: Governor Satya Pal Malik attended the felicitation ceremony of “Chinar Youth Festival- Hunar-e-Kashmir” organised in the lawns of SKICC, here on Saturday evening on the banks of Dal Lake.
Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, Lt Gen A K Bhatt, GOC 15 Corps, Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor among many distinguished guests were present on the occasion. TV personalities including actors Gurmeet Choudhary, Tina Dutta, Bollywood singer Javed Ali enthralled the audience with their performances on the occasion. The ceremony was anchored by famous TV actress Debina Bonnerjee.
Felicitating the achievers of the various competitions like painting, singing, calligraphy, instrumental music, cultural performances, Governor expressed his happiness to see immense talent in the youth of the State and observed that given appropriate platform and ample opportunities to the youth to express themselves, he is sure that they are second to none.
He complimented the Army for organizing Hunar-e-Kashmir festival with the aim to promote peace and project creativity of the youth. Governor noted that future of J&K is in hands of its youth who is exhibiting its extra ordinary talent in arena of sports, studies, and extracurricular activities at national and international levels. (AGENCIES)