Sunjuwan attack may affect region’s Economy, Tourism

The terror attack at the Sunjuwan military base located in Jammu city and a suspected unsuccessful attack at the Army camp in Domana have the potential of putting a cascading effect on the region’s economy and tourism. Traders and stakeholders in the tourism industry believe that such terror attacks in Jammu may lower the number of tourists and pilgrims in the state, particularly in Jammu province, in the coming summer season. Three terrorists had attacked the Sunjuwan military station on Saturday in which seven persons, including six soldiers, lost their…

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Winter carnival gets underway at Patnitop

Livening up the winters in picturesque Patnitop, three day Winter Carnival got underway Sunday attracting tourists in large number. MLA Chenani Dinanath Bhagat formally inaugurated the programme. CEO Patnitop Development Authority Rakesh Sangral was also present on the occasion. Organised by the Department of Tourism and Patnitop Development Authority, three day carnival includes cultural programmes in which prominent artists from within and outside the state will perform. Various adventure sports specially ice skiing will also be one of the major   attractions of the festival.

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