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Walk through Jammu, Srinagar streets is novelty, privilege: Smt. Priya Sethi

Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Smt. Priya Sethi today flagged off a Heritage Walk from Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex as part of the World Heritage Week 2017 being observed from November 19th to 25th.
The event was organised by Department of Tourism to celebrate the J&K’s shared cultural heritage. In Jammu the walk started from the Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex and culminated at Gummat.
The Minister was accompanied by MLC, Ch Vikram Randhawa, MLC Advocate Ramesh Arora, Senior state BJP VP, Yudhvir Sethi, Jammu BJP Distt President Baldev Baloria, Viney Gupta, Director Tourism, Smita Sethi, Director School Education Jammu, S. Ravinder Singh, members of Bazaar Associations, Travel Associations, students of various educational institutions and officers of Tourism Department.
Speaking on the occasion, Priya Sethi said the future generations will get inspired by seeing these historical monuments and other heritage sites. “These monuments represent our tradition, history, art and design besides they are also the symbols of our architectural skills” the Minister said adding that the aim of the drive is to make students as well as the people aware about their heritage.
The Minister said that historical monuments and other heritage sites is the identity of the society as one gets the glimpse of past through these monumental sites.
With an aim to apprise and sensitize the people about the importance of heritage, the students were carrying banners and placards depicting messages to save and preserve the rich heritage of the state.
Similar events were also organised in Srinagar to acquaint students and civil population with rich heritage, culture of Jammu and Kashmir.