Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir inaugurates 'Bangus Adventure Festival'

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On September 10, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated the 'Bangus Adventure Festival' in North Kashmir's Kupwara district.

An Overview of the News

  • The 'Bangus Adventure Festival' aims to promote tribal culture and act as a platform for local artisans to display their traditional arts and crafts.

  • Bangus is famous for its captivating natural beauty and has immense potential for eco-tourism.

  • The main valley is known as Boud-Bangus, while a smaller valley is known as Lakut-Bangus.

About Jammu and Kashmir

  • Jammu and Kashmir was a state of India until August 2019, when it was bifurcated as two union territories named Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on 31 August 2019.

  • Capital- Srinagar (May-October), Jammu (November-April)

  • Lieutenant Governor - Manoj Sinha

  • Legislative Council - 36 seats

  • Legislative Assembly - 89 seats

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