Srinagar: Set against the breath taking scenic Lidder Valley of Pahalgam, Jashn-e-Bahar, a mesmerising sufi musical afternoon was conducted to showcase local talent, Army’s Srinagar based spokesman said in a statement.
He said the event was well received and witnessed by a crowd of approximately 900-1000 locals as well as tourists visiting Pahalgam.
The spokesman said, the event included musical performances by renowed artists like Muneeb Chicken, cultural performances by students of Army Goodwill School, Aishmuqam and Army Goodwill Public School, Pahalgam. In a first of a kind event, Team of Elite PARA Brigade of Indian Army and Army Adventure Wing showcased an adrenaline filled Para Motor display, which left the audience spellbound. Towards the culmination, renowned Kashmiri artist Kabul Bukhari captivated the audience with his renditions.
He said that local achiever, Sadia Tariq who recently bagged a gold medal at Moscow Wushu Stars Championship 2022 was felicitated during the event by the Chief Guest to motivate generation next of Kashmir to carve a niche for themselves in events in their respective professions. In addition, physical aids were distributed to specially abled individuals. The event was attended by senior dignitaries from the Indian Army and Civil Administration. During the event an appeal to the youth was made so that they continue to strive for an educated Kashmiri society and contribute in bringing development and peace to the region as the winds of change is being felt in Kashmir. The event catered for a lot of delicious food stalls and recreational games that made the events more enjoyable and memorable for the attendees.