Union Home minister Amit Shah e-inaugurated the Light and Sound Show at the historic Bahu Fort in Jammu. The first first-ever show of its kind will be thrown open to the public on Monday, October 17.
Union Home minister Amit Shah e-inaugurated the Light and Sound Show at the historic Bahu Fort in Jammu on Saturday. The first first-ever show of its kind will be thrown open to the public on Monday, October 17.
The 35-minute-long show will highlight the heritage journey of the historic fort situated on the banks of the river Tawi in Jammu city.
The show also narrates the history of Jammu along with an enthralling display of graphics, which were projected on the wall of Bahu Fort facing the Fisheries Park.
The project has been executed by Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) under the Smart Cities Mission of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). The JSCL completed the project in four months. It is meant to enhance the tourist footfall in the city of temples.
Speaking on the occasion, Divisional Commissioner Ramesh Kumar said that the LG administration is making all-out efforts to make Jammu one of the most developed cities in the country. He added that such projects would enhance tourist footfall.
He further said that this innovative project showcasing the Dogra cultural heritage will take tourism in Jammu to new heights.
Rahul Yadav, CEO, JSCL, said that a 35-minute long light and sound show would be a regular feature at the historic fort in the evening.
“Two shows will be presented daily and, keeping in view the ongoing festival season, JSCl has decided to allow people without any charges till Diwali,” he added.
Divisional Commissioner Ramesh Kumar; Deputy Commissioner Avny Lavasa; Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) Rahul Yadav, Additional CEO, JSCL Hitesh Gupta; GM Finance, JSCL Ashish Anand and other senior officials were present on the occasion.