Ramadhan fest at Kashmir Haat draws huge response

The Ramadhan festival being held at Kashmir Haat, Srinagar has been drawing huge response from the people.

Organized by J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages under the supervision of Department of Culture, the aim of holding the festival was to relive the spirit of festivity during and after Iftaars.

As part of the festival, food stalls of various cuisines were set up by various eatery joints which are being thronged by people in good numbers during Iftaar time and night hours. A special feature of the festival has been a separate kids corner where kids play and entertain themselves while their elders would be relishing various cuisines in the cool comforts of Exhibition Grounds.

Many prizes and gift items were also kept for a special Ramadhan lucky draw held yesterday. The first prize of a colour television was won by one Aasima. The other gift items included fridge, oven, music system, bicycle and tea set.

The next lucky draw will be held one day before Eid (Arfa) in which a motor bike will be given as first prize.

It may be recalled here that Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti during a Ramadhan preparatory meeting had directed organizing of a festival at Kashmir Haat to relive the spirit of the holy month and also provide a festive mood to people during this month.

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