Published on : Friday, February 19, 2021
The Dashaun ‘utsav’ was celebrated during the snow festival at Tindi village in Lahaul-Spiti district. A pooja was performed by the residents who assembled on the Kuthad temple premises. An archery competition was also held in which the people eagerly took part.
Chief Secretary Anil Khachi would witness various events during the snow festival during his two-day visit to the valley on February 19 and 20. Lahaul-Spiti Deputy Commissioner Pankaj Rai said that the Chief Secretary would review the work being done in the tourism sector in Lahaul valley and also guide the officers. The Chief Secretary would evaluate the proposed important works like Sissu, Gondhla Fort renovations and Tandi Ghat construction among others. A cultural evening would be held in his honor on February 19. The Chief Secretary would be the chief guest during the snow festival programme at Khangsar on February 20.
Several cultural and traditional events were being held in various parts of Lahaul-Spiti under the ‘Festival of festivals’. The aim of the snow festival is to promote rich tribal culture and link it with tourism to boost the economy of the region.
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