Locals in Handwara city celebrated the primary yr of abrogation of Article 370 by organising a two-day pageant ‘Bangas Awaam Mela’.
“Soundly rejecting the efforts of Pakistan to create a false narrative across the first Anniversary of Abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmiris on Tuesday celebrated the occasion by holding the Bangus Awaam Mela in District Handwara with nice fanfare,” in accordance with native administration officers.
The Annual Pageant noticed the participation of lots of of Gujjars, Bakarwals and different Kashmiri sightseers from Kupwara, Tangdhar and Handwara. The Mela was carried out over two days commencing on August three with the grand finale on August 4, as per the officers.
The primary day Village Video games had been held which noticed competitions like Horse Racing, Sheep Shepherding Problem, Tugs of Struggle and Wooden Chopping Competitions between the Gujjar Bakerwal Neighborhood from varied Bhaiks who inhabit the attractive meadows throughout the summer time months.
Officers mentioned, on the request of the neighborhood members, a free Veterinary and Medical Camp was additionally organized by the native Rashtriya Rifles unit over the 2 days of the pageant.
The Veterinary and Medical Camp was organized with an intention to offer fundamental well being care services together with medicines to the locals who’re residing within the distant area of Bangus valley. A complete of 679 sufferers together with 49 kids got therapy, recommendation and free medicines by the medical doctors. The veterinary camp supplied medical assist to 135 livestock along with surgical help to wounded.
On the second day of the pageant, the viewers loved folks songs by the Gujjar neighborhood, patriotic songs by the native kids, dances and a karate show by the Handwara Kudo Affiliation along with the finals of the village video games.
The occasion culminated by rousing participation within the recitation of the Nationwide Anthem and a vote of thanks by the neighborhood elders to the Military for its help, the officers added.