Heritage walk organised under Iconic Week Festival at Samba

Educational cum spiritual tour of Students, locals hosted at Purmandal-Utterbehni Tourist circuit


SAMBA : District administration Samba, in collaboration with Directorate of Tourism, today organized a ‘Heritage Walk’ at the historical Purmandal-Utterbeni Tourism sector with the participation of students, locals and PRI members.

The heritage walk, organised under the aegis of Iconic Week Festival, also included recreational activities for students including painting sessions, tree plantation, audio depiction of historical Purmandal-Utterbeni temples (story telling) besides imparting knowledge about yogic practices and Vedic hymns.

The chief guest of the programme, District Development Council Chairman, Keshav Dutt Sharma flagged off the heritage walk from the bus stand Purmandal in presence of DDC member Purmandal Avtar Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Anuradha Gupta, besides other DDC members, local sarpanch and prominent persons.

The heritage walk culminated at Utterbehni where the participating students were presented certificates and mementoes. The event was actively carried out by Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH Jammu Chapter) under supervision of SM Sahni convenor INTACH and Arvind Kotwal member INTACH.


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