The famous Dal Lake here on Sunday witnessed a grand Shikara rally organised to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav'.
The Shikaras were decorated splendidly in a traditional manner and the boats passed through several scenic spots of the Dal Lake, giving a festive look to the 'Lake of Flowers', an official spokesman said.
He said the rally, which was held under the 'Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav' and for celebrating National Unity Day, was flagged off by Director, Tourism Kashmir, G N Itoo.
National unity day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallahbhai Patel. Tourism Department organised Shikara Rally & made formation of shikaras in shape of 75 number to celebrate 75 years of Independence & Unity Day.#aazadikaamritmahotsav @diprjk @OfficeOfLGJandK pic.twitter.com/UVJeQ64YFT
— Jammu & Kashmir Tourism (@JandKTourism) October 31, 2021