Livening up the winters in picturesque Patnitop, three day Winter Carnival got underway today 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.
Deputy Director Tourism Shokat Ahmed and other officers besides media persons and a large number of tourists attended the programme.