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Watch Boat race at Wular lake in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir July 1 : A ‘Kishtie race’ (boat race) was organised at the Wular lake in Bandipora, today, as a part of the Annual Wular Sports Festival, 2019.  “WULAR SPORTS FESTIVAL- 2019”is the three-day mega event, which is being conducted from 29 June to 01 July 2019, is a joint effort of Army and Jammu and Kashmir civil administration, to showcase and harness the natural resources in and around Wular Lake. The Wular Sports Festival is also aimed at creating awareness amongst the locals about the tourism and sports potential of the vast natural resource present in the Valley.

Kistie races include different categories of Single Men, Three Men, Five Men and Under 18 Race categories.

The first day saw the local fishing community from 16 villages actively participating in kistie race competitions. Today, the kistie races were flagged off by Deputy Commander, Watlab Sector, inside Wular.

Further continuing the Mega Event on 30 June 2019, “Jashn-e-Wular Run” of approximately 10 km will be conducted.

The locals of Bandipora have applauded the efforts of Army and turned out in huge numbers to support and witness the Event.

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