J&K: LG Manoj Sinha attends ‘Sufi Festival- A Mystical Musical Evening’ in Srinagar

J&K: LG Manoj Sinha attends ‘Sufi Festival- A Mystical Musical Evening’ in Srinagar


The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha attended ‘Sufi Festival- A Mystical Musical Evening’ at Botanical Garden in Srinagar  showcasing the spirit of Jammu and Kashmir. The Sufi musical festival was organized by the J&K Tourism department to celebrate Iconic Week as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.


On the occasion, the Lieutenant Governor said that Jammu & Kashmir is blessed with rich cultural heritage, literature and wisdom of Rishis and Sufis and the legacy needs to be shared with the world. He observed that it is home to values of communal harmony and unity in diversity, spreading the message of peace and love. He maintained that the Administration is committed to promote the iconic role of Rishi’s and Sufi saints in disseminating peaceful and syncretic tradition.

The musical evening brought together the gems and renowned artists of the Sufi tradition from across the country in Kashmir including Ms. Vidha Lal, a famous Kathak Exponent and Ms. Vusat Iqbal Khan, a Dastango, telling the tales of the mystics and literary legends through their performances.



 

Source – News on air

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