A three day water festival commenced at Wular lake organised by the Watlab garrison. The festival included kistie races in addition to water surfing. The preliminary rounds of the races was conducted today with teams from all the villages around wular participating. The event witnessed huge enthusiasm as a lot of locals especially the youth were involved in the event and cheering their teams. The finals of the event is scheduled for 11 May wherein besides the races a cultural show is also being organised. A large number of guests are expected to witness the event.
2015 Kashmir Despatch