Tourism activities to be promoted in Kullu district says Chief Minister



With a view to add more attractions and activities for tourists visiting Kullu the State Government has decided to promote water sports activities in the district besides identifying number of angling places.

The government would also give permission to the private organizations or individuals interested in shooting water sports activities provided their equipments matches international standards.

Chief Minister Mr. Virbhadra Singh confirmed the news this while addressing a public meeting at Larji in Banjar constituency of Kullu district today.

“Any mishap or loss of life or property due to water or adventure sports does not means that such sports should be completely stopped, however the agencies conducting such games must have adequate safety equipments, matching the International norms” said the Chief Minister.

He also said that the Kullu valley has got enough tourism potential and various adventure or water-sports could be promoted here. He said it is our moral duty to protect the ancient temples of the State, as these are our cultural and traditional heritage. He assured to re-construct the temple at Shanghar, which was razed to ground in the traditional style, and architecture and the entire expenditure would be borne by the government. He also directed the Deputy Commissioner to ensure that the temple was re-constructed in old traditional architecture at the earliest.


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