Chenab White Water Rafting Festival starts at Shibnote under B2V4

DODA : To promote rural adventure tourism in the district, the district administration Doda, under the overall guidance of Deputy Commissioner (DC), Vishesh Paul Mahajan and in coordination with JK Adventure Group and Extreme Adventure Group, today started the second White Water Rafting festi- val under Back to village phase-4 on the waters of mighty Chenab River here in Premnagar’s Shibnote area. The first day of the festival witnessed over- whelming public response as more than 1000 people from across the district, especially youth attended
the festival on day-1.
Around 200 persons enjoyed the rafting trip from Premnagar Shibnote to Karara.
The DC and SSP Abdul Qayoom, besides other
Officers and Media per- sons also enjoyed the Rafting. The festival is being held under the supervision of SDM Thathri Athar Amin Zargar. Participants also
enjoyed the ATB ride at the venue.
It was informed that the activities would continue at the venue till the organ- isers receive response from the visitors.
The rafting was con- ducted following all safety standards and the people especially the youth of the district enjoyed the whole event. Media Persons were offered free rafting on the first day of the festival.
The participants extended gratitude to the district administration Doda especially DC for taking the innovative ini- tiative for youth engage- ment and appealed to organise such programs on regular intervals.