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Eyeing tourism, first-ever floating theatre set up at Dal Lake in Kashmir

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- October 30th 2021 03:01 PM -- Updated: October 30th 2021 03:05 PM
Eyeing tourism, first-ever floating theatre set up at Dal Lake in Kashmir

Eyeing tourism, first-ever floating theatre set up at Dal Lake in Kashmir

The first-ever open-air floating theatre in Jammu and Kashmir has been launched in the famous Dal Lake.
Also read | Fuel price India update: Petrol, diesel rates touch record high levels During the concluding ceremony of the ongoing 'Iconic Week' celebrations, the floating theatre was inaugurated by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta. This theatre at Dal Lake aims at attracting tourism to the Union Territory. Dal Lake | District Srinagar, Government of Jammu and Kashmir | India Kashmir has earned fame on a global level for its natural beauty and Bollywood filmmakers have called it a 'photographers paradise'. On this occasion, a Shikara rally, adorned with shining lights, passed through Nehru Park to Kabootar Khana with local artistes singing and dancing to Kashmiri songs that entertained guests and passersby. Also read | Google Photos' Locked Folder feature coming to iOS soon Bollywood film 'Kashmir ki Kali' was shown to tourists and residents of the area in the theatre. Jammu And Kashmir Gets Its First Ever Floating Theatre At Dal Lake Sarmad Hafeez, secretary, Tourism and Culture, Jammu and Kashmir, said the theatre would benefit tourism in the Union Territory. "We have a great demand for evening activities. The concept of open-air is pretty unique, not found anywhere in this world. It will greatly advantage the tourism in Kashmir. Shikara, houseboat owners, the hotel industry is welcoming tourists with open hands." "Jammu and Kashmir is the safest from the Covid-19 point of view since the entire tourist industry is vaccinated. Various capacity-building programmes were done on Covid protocols by the industry. Since the winter is coming soon, hope people from the country and world would visit Jammu and Kashmir," he added. Asia's first ever 'floating cinema' at Srinagar's Dal Lake thrills tourists - See Pics | News | Zee News -PTC News

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