The primary-ever open-air floating theatre in Jammu and Kashmir has been launched within the well-known Dal lake. Through the concluding ceremony of the continuing Iconic week celebrations, the theatre was inaugurated by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary, Arun Kumar Mehta.
This theatre goals to draw tourism to the union territory. Kashmir has earned fame on a worldwide degree for its pure magnificence and Bollywood filmmakers have referred to as it a ‘photographers paradise’. On this event, a Shikara rally, adorned with shining lights handed by means of Nehru Park to Kabootar Khana with native artists singing and dancing to Kashmiri songs which entertained company and passersby.
Bollywood movie ‘Kashmir ki Kali’ was proven to vacationers and residents of the realm within the theatre. Sarmad Hafeez, Secretary, Tourism and Tradition, J-Okay authorities stated that the theatre will profit tourism within the union territory. “We’ve an incredible demand for night actions. The idea of open-air is fairly distinctive, not discovered anyplace on this world. It’ll drastically benefit the tourism in Kashmir. Shikara, houseboat homeowners, the resort business is welcoming vacationers with open arms. J-Okay is most secure from the Covid-19 standpoint for the reason that complete vacationer business is vaccinated. Numerous capacity-building programmes have been executed on Covid protocols by the business. Since winter is coming quickly, hope folks from the nation and world will go to J-Okay,” he stated whereas speaking to ANI. Locals and vacationers alike appreciated the federal government initiative which they imagine will enhance tourism in Kashmir. Bilal Ahmed, a houseboat proprietor instructed ANI, “Such programmes are good. In the event that they preserve occurring, tourism will improve in Kashmir. I urge everybody to go to Kashmir and luxuriate in. This can be very protected. This theatre is nice too. Extra actions like this could occur in order that vacationers are interested in this place.”
“I congratulate the tourism division for organising such an incredible programme. This can be a certainly one of a sort that may showcase the fantastic thing about Kashmir, which has additionally been proven lots in films. Now at this time, we’re in a position to take pleasure in a film in the midst of Dal Lake in a houseboat in such an incredible atmosphere,” an area customer Deeba stated.