Governor inaugurates international Kullu Dussehra festival
Urmila Singh, Governor, today inaugurated week-long International Kullu Dussehra by participating in the Rath Yatra of Lord Raghu Nathji at historic Dhalpur Ground of Kullu.
Earlier, she performed pooja at Raghunath temple. The Governor also inaugurated the exhibitions and stalls put up by various government departments, public undertakings and non-governmental organisations.
Speaking on the occasion, Smt. Urmila Singh said that Himachal Pradesh was known as the land of Gods and Goddesses and added that such a deity culture was unique and found only here. She said that the culture of the district was the identity of the Pradesh.
She stressed upon the need to preserve the ancient culture of the State and lauded the people of the state who had maintained their identity. She said that this unique culture would go a long-way in promoting the religious tourism in the state. She felicitated the people of Himachal Pradesh on the occasion of Dussehra festival.
Rakesh Kunwar, Deputy Commissioner-cum-Chairman, Dussehra Festival Committee welcomed the Governor and detailed about the various activities to be organised during the festival.