The two day iconic Kishtwar Cultural Festival after rejuvenating the cultural ethos of the region concluded on 15th Jul 2022.
As part of ongoing celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Indian Army along with Bharat Scouts and guide and local volunteers from Kishtwar, organised a cleanliness drive under “Swachh Chowgan Abhiyan” here at historical Chowgan ground.
The 165 acres big, beautiful & Majestic “CHOWGAN” endowed with a high degree of natural beauty has a historic significance and is also the symbol of peace and harmony for the people of the region.
The participants enthusiastically taking part in this drive collected the litter, trash and single used plastic from the ground and dumped it into designated dust bins for further disposal by concerned authorities.
The impact of the program will be multi – faceted, firstly, this activity will preserve the sanctity of the Chowgan ground and secondly help us provide subsistence and motivation to locals in generating awareness about the social cause. A sense of responsibility has been evoked among the people of Kishtwar through this cleanliness drive.
In the end a certificate of participation was awarded to the participants.The Army exhorted people to fulfil the Govt’s dream of a clean and hygienic India.