DDC Bandipora flags-off Bike Riders’ rally to Gurez Valley
District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora, Shahbaz Mirza and SSP Bandipora Rahul Malik Saturday flagged-off a bike rally from Mini Secretariat Bandipora to Gurez valley.
The group comprising of 20 bike riders from Bandipora district are participating in this event and will make their 85 Km long journey through Razdan Top.
The Motorcycle run through the Gurez road is a big manoeuvre towards the promotion of adventure tourism of Jammu and Kashmir in general and district Bandipora in particular.
The run was organised by group of motorcyclists of the district Bandipora with an aim to boost the adventure tourism in the district.
On the occasion Deputy Commissioner lauded the efforts of the local youth in highlighting the tourism potential of the district and asked them to be the brand Ambassadors of the tourism of the district.
He said the administration will provide every possible support to the youth of the district in showcasing their talent in different sports. He also said that efforts are being made to highlight the potential of tourism in Bandipora district and various projects are in pipeline that will give flip to the tourism sector in the district.
He said the district has many tourist spots viz Tragbal, Wullar Lake, Hapatnar, Tulail, Sirender, Athwatoo, Buthoo, and Krisilpati. Besides the shortest trekking route to mount Harmukh. He said the tourism department is soon going to organize promotional events to highlight such tourist destinations.
Organisers of the event said that the main objective of the event is to promote adventure tourism in the state particularly in Bandipora district.
Among others who were present are DySP DAR Ab Rashid Khan, PZ Khursheed Ahmad Nodal officer Khelo India, Yameen un Nabi Designated food officer, Major Aman Singh.