Iconic Week Festival
JAMMU, Oct 26: Iconic Week Festival started by the Jammu & Kashmir government to promote tourism activities in the region continued well through the day.
An initiative of the Tourism Department, the day witnessed a stellar performance by renowned Ghazal singer, Pankaj Udhas at Sham-e-Ghazal event held in the General Zorawar Singh Auditorium, Jammu University. The event was organised in collaboration with the divisional administration.
Mesmerizing performances by the singer were enjoyed by people from all walks of life. The performances were filled with patriotic, melodramatic and nostalgic songs by the legendary singer.
Vice Chancellor JU, Manoj Dhar was the chief guest on the occasion, while VC Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology, JP Sharma was the guest of honour. Among others present on the occasion also included Director Tourism, Vivekanand Rai and other senior officers.
Meanwhile, Bollywood Singing sensation Nupur Pant performed on the final day of the ‘Iconic Week Festival’ giving the audience an enthralling experience in Jam packed Tourism Reception Centre, Basohli.
The Kathua leg of ‘Iconic Week Celebrations’ has witnessed an array of activities including Rowing, Kayaking, Canoeing under Water Sports category on the waterfront of Ranjit Sagar Lake, besides final day matches of Volleyball and Kabaddi at Purthu Valley.
The day started with the Flagging off a Cyclothon from Iconic Atal Setu bridge; the only cable stay bridge of North India, which passed through Basohli town and culminated at Purthu Valley also known as Mini Goa. The young Boys and Girls riders took part in the Cyclothon held in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
The Duggar Folk artists including local talent of Basohli got cheers from the audience numerous times.
Later in the evening, massive fireworks amid the beautifully illuminated and decked up TRC building and Famous Atal Setu bridge marked the grand culmination of the event.